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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 [...]

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