Trushare Files  No. 109

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

June 2004

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Our illustration shows the West window of St Peter’s, Bushey Heath, the masterpiece of Henry Holiday RA (1839–1927), the great pre-Raphaelite stained glass artist. Holiday was a friend and pupil of Edward Burne-Jones from whom he learned his craft. He was an artist of some distinction, exhibiting regularly at the Royal Academy from about 1858 and is probably best known for his painting Dante and Beatrice which is now in the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. The window was extensively restored in 2002.

Erratum: Our illustration caption last month described the portico of St Swithun’s, Bridport, as ‘Ionic’. 
The style of course is Tuscan Doric.

Comment

Where God is dead
Andy Hawes
on broken laws and broken promises

School and Church
Geoffrey Kirk
asks whether church first schools still serve a useful purpose

Good Shepherds
George Austin
on the good, the bad and the difference

Ghostly Counsel by Andy Hawes

An unholy alliance
Nick Turner on civil partnership, gay sex and tax avoidance

I am the Resurrection
Margaret Laird
on Renaissance, Resurrection and the celebration of Life

Devotional
Original Righteousness

From ACCM to sack 'em
by Jonathan Redvers Harris

The Doubting Deans
John Edmonson
with new evidence on regional courses

Gilbert & Somerset
Anne Gardom
visits two Exhibitions under the same roof

Signs of forever
Patrick Henry Reardon
on the covenants of God

Veni, Vidi, Venus by NT

Unfinished Business
Robbie Low
on 'women bishops, the Word and the way forward

Faith of our Fathers
The Venerable Bede
[May 27]

Women Bishops and the War against Terror
 
John Hunwicke on an ancient but timely devotion

30 Days

Options: No Prima Donna

The Way We Live Now
The Root of all Evil

Synod Insider
Gerry O'Brien
on the gathering storm

Letter from America
The Do-it-Yourself Doctrine
by Charlotte Allen

Letter from Australia
Fathers in Law

Book Reviews
Looking again at the liturgy

The Gentleman Bishop
Reginald Heber, the great hymn writer, was also an early missionary bishop

Media Watch
George Austin
on Williams and the War

FiF Update

New Directions Directory

The Bishop John Richards Memorial Appeal – how to support it and . . .  applying for a Grant or Loan

 

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available on CD-Rom

 

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