/November 2008 Articles

arts, books, other reviews

RENAISSANCE FACES: VAN EYCK TO TITIAN The National Gallery 15 October 2008-18 January 2009 Admission £10; concessions £9 The excellent film which introduces this exhibition makes the simple but important point that the art of portraiture existed long before the [...]

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correspondents

America 'Inclusive language'liturgies The following liturgy, approved for experimental use in The Episcopal Church, is one in a line of development of feminist or 'inclusive language' liturgies. It might seem at first sight that, by comparison with some others, this [...]

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last chronicle

Ecumenical News Service International June 29, 2015 Books, learned articles, novels, poems, even speeches in the General Synod of the Church of England; Mary of Magdala has achieved more attention than any other figure in the New Testament apart from [...]

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& finally…

The Seasonal Pantomime stamps are on sale from 4 November, along with the two Christmas 'Madonna and Child' stamps (1st and 2nd class) from last year - available only to those who specifically ask for them. So do. With victories [...]

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the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk analyses the crisis in The Episcopal Church, and asks whether the same thing could happen in the Church of England So it's official; we are past the worst of the crisis in The Episcopal Church. The presiding Bishop [...]

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30 days

Ecumenical News Good news from Glastonbury, where the good folk of St Benedicts PCC have done the decent thing, following the sale at auction of their Church Hall earlier this year. Apparently, some boring old restrictive covenants on use of [...]

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Touching Place

ST MARY THE VIRGIN, TITCHMARSH F. J. Allen described it as the finest parish church tower in England outside Somerset; it has typical 15th c. Somerset features, including statues in niches on the west front, and the use of a [...]

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the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk analyses the crisis in The Episcopal Church, and asks whether the same thing could happen in the Church of England So it's official; we are past the worst of the crisis in The Episcopal Church. The presiding Bishop [...]

2017-10-01T16:40:33+00:00 November 2008 Articles|

Sacred vision

All Souls Aladar Korosfoi-Kriesch was one of the leaders of the Gödöllo Colony of the Hungarian Art Nouveau, founded in 1901 on the principles of the English Pre-Raphaelites, especially Ruskin and Morris. Known more for his monumental frescos in public [...]

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