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A second open letter from Geoffrey Kirk to Michael Nazir-Ali Dear Michael, I am just back from the Brisbane meeting of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia (where the Women Bishops legislation came well short of the [...]

Book Reviews

UNCOMMON SENSE God’s Wisdom for our Complex and Changing World John Peck & Charles Strohiner SPCK, 362pp, pbk 0 281 05428 2, £14.99 The book is written, in the first place, by evangelicals for evangelicals. John Peck is one of [...]

30 Days

AUSTIN ALLEGRO. Jean Mayland, doyenne of Anglican ‘wimmin’, left her keys in the door of her car before a recent dinner in York. Archdeacon George Austin rescued them and held them up to her. ‘What must I do to get [...]


The Australian General Synod, meeting in Brisbane in July, immediately after the Conference of Forward in Faith Australia in the same city, failed by a significant margin to approve a canon allowing the ordination of women to the episcopate. The [...]

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