/November 2018 Articles

News from Pusey House

Anna James reports on the Pusey House Library catalogue digitization project.   Pusey House Library has started on a major new project to make records of its 30,000 printed books accessible online. The Library is launching a Crowdfunding appeal to [...]


Fr Beau Brandie has written to New Directions to inform us of two factual errors in Ian Miller’s article about the Shrine of Our Lady of Haddington:   The Abbot referred to was of Nunraw and not Munro Patrick Lauderdale [...]

Remembrance Diary

Thurifer considers memories and memorials   The eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918 resonates still after 100 years. It is as if the words themselves toll in solemn measure for the fallen. This centenary [...]

Faith of our Fathers

Arthur Middleton on a scriptural mind   Long before our Anglican Formularies, Athanasius was telling us that the holy and inspired scriptures are sufficient for the declaration of divine truth, and it is out of these said scriptures that we [...]

Secular Liturgies

Tom Sutcliffe considers front gardens and gender roles   I recently returned to visit friends in Poundbury. The Prince of Wales’s experiment in suburban provincial living continues to grow and thrive, and is certainly not a ‘carbuncle’ added to the [...]

Views, reviews and previews

Art   Mantegna and Bellini National Gallery until 27th January, 2019   Charles Ryder famously didn’t know there were three Bellinis. This show concentrates on the one he did know, Giovanni (active 1459-1516), and on his brother-in-law, Andrea Mantegna (1430/1-1506). [...]