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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on ‘what always and everywhere and by all was believed’ There are many church people who see updating the Church as accommodating it to secular culture and too often their arguments are grounded in sentiment rather than Church [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Prayer & mission Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House   St Andrew’s Day which falls on the last day of this month. It is set aside as a day of prayer for the mission of the Church. [...]

Out in the cold?

Terry Buckingham summarizes the insights provided by a recent survey of the beliefs and views of over 1,000 committed Christians from a broad Anglican spectrum Supporters of the legislation enabling women to be consecrated to the episcopate wrote to the [...]

Sundays after Trinity

The frenzy is over and now The English religion proceeds Quiet and un-miraculous, Without embarrassments. We think of being kind and ‘Do as you would be done by’ Restraint and the pastoral sense. But as you gaze into this green, [...]

Extreme Unction

Prayers, money and hope needed – to save an important painting, with a rare insight to the solemnity of death, and the power of the Christian hope. Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665) was one of the great painters of the seventeenth century. [...]

A question of doctrine

Rod Thomas explains the long-term theological and practical damage to the CofE that will be caused by the approval of the draft Measure The forthcoming vote by General Synod on the draft Women Bishops Measure will be a watershed for [...]

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