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A most revealing patrimony As the attempt to define Anglican patrimony continues to occupy the blogosphere, Ed Tomlinson has a radical suggestion for redefining the parameters I am willing to bet that no member of Forward in Faith placed the [...]

sacred vision

St Catherine - 15th century Having just cast my vote in the current election for a new General Synod, I return to a theme that continues to fascinate me: the integrity and self-assurance so powerfully conveyed in medieval pictures of [...]


The nature of faith Faith is elicited through hearing the message of Christ being preached Patrick Henry Reardon, senior editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity In addition to being the gift of God, faith is also an act [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House Spiritual education I may be a ‘slow learner’ but I still ponder on the advice and the teaching of previous spiritual directors who helped me in the past. Some of these [...]

from elsewhere

America New Church Body to be Formed for Lutherans More than 1,000 Lutherans from throughout North America will gather Aug. 26-27 in suburban Columbus, Ohio, to form a new church body for confessional Lutherans. The annual Convocation of Lutheran CORE [...]

The Jensen brothers

Julian Mann on an important Australian contribution to British conservative evangelicalism which shook up its complacent tendencies The brothers Jensen – Peter, Archbishop of Sydney and Phillip, Dean of St Andrew’s Cathedral – continue to exercise an influential ministry within [...]

An old solution

John Fenwick argues that a free province of the CofE already exists, like a shell company ripe for a takeover Robert Van Der Weyer [‘The law as friend’, ND August] states that ‘traditionalists have the right to form their own [...]

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