/September 2014 Articles

editorial

Now that the dust has settled after the vote in General Synod to allow women to be ordained to the episcopate, the time has come for us as a constituency to regroup and refocus on our future. We have fought [...]

touching place

ST CATHERINE, HOARWITHY, HEREFS. Even when you know what you are about to see, there are some churches that still induce a shock when you encounter them for the first time. Hoarwithy is one of these. I almost did a [...]

Book of the month

Crispin Harrison CR considers the value of the Psalms FINDING GOD IN THE PSALMS Sing Pray Live Tom Wright SPCK, 200pp, pbk 978 0281069897, £6.99 Christians in Gaza must find it difficult to use the Psalms particularly because they glorify [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Prayer preparation Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House The quality and fruitfulness of a time of prayer is dependent on the preparation for it. Preparation is the key to many activities in life – from sowing seeds [...]

views, reviews and previews

MALEVICH Tate Modern 16 July–26 October Admission £14.50, concessions available Kazimir Malevich the avant-garde Russian artist and Laurence Sterne the Yorkshire clergyman both provide a useful service to the busy aesthete: once you have sampled their work you needn’t bother [...]