/September 1999 Articles

FORWARD IN FAITH UPDATE

Teaching with Authority Pusey House in Oxford was the meeting place for a lay leaders' seminar on this topical subject on Saturday, 12 June, reports Brian Poulson. Space limited the number to twenty-five but those attending were representative of Forward [...]

CHRIST OUR FUTURE

BISHOP EDWIN BARNES, the Bishop of Richborough continues our series of twelve meditations in preparation for the Millennium Celebration 'Christ Our Future' at the London Arena, Docklands on June 10, 2000 Bishop Edwin takes up the theme of the Lord's [...]

PREPARING TO PREACH

In the first of a series John Richardson considers the demands of modern preaching and the skills needed to address them AN AMERICAN president with a reputation for stating the obvious is credited with saying something along the lines of [...]

HOMELESS ANGLICANS

Aidan Nicholls responds to "A wounded Church" The Anglican Communion has three souls - Catholic, evangelical and liberal - contending for mastery within one bosom. Fr Geoffrey Kirk is an anima naturaliter catholica analysing in his Tablet article last week [...]

LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

A GERIATRIC CHURCH IN LAST MONTH’S Letter From Australia, Martin Hislop painted a gloomy picture of Anglicanism in this country. What must be emphasised about his article is that it was based, not on clever detective work, but on the [...]

A WOUNDED CHURCH

Geoffrey Kirk reviews the ecclesiological consequences of women's ordination THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND sought to solve its internal crisis over women in the priesthood by legislation which made remarkable - and, some would say, indefensible - concessions to opponents. One [...]

30 Days

ARCHBISHOPS' COUNCIL PLC After their first, somewhat controversial, essay in publishing (“The priestess and the moustache fiasco”) the Cabinet of the C of E has stuck to safer ground for its second outing - Crockford's and the C of E [...]

COMMENT

Twenty-five years ago in Philadelphia the illegal ordination of eleven women precipitated an ecclesiological crisis in Anglicanism. The nature of that crisis is analysed in this edition by Fr Geoffrey Kirk and by Fr Aidan Nichols, OP (see pages 4-7 [...]