Trushare Files  No. 113







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The Church of St Michael and All Angels, although originally built in 1886 to a design by Alexander Ross of Inverness the architect of many fine buildings in Inverness and of churches throughout the Highlands the extensive alterations made under the direction of Ninian Comper in 1904, 1905, 1923, 1924 and 1928 make him, without question, the true architect of St Michael and All Angels.

John Ninian Comper was born in Aberdeen on 10 June 1864, the eldest of the five children of the Reverend John Comper; Rector of St John's Episcopal Church, and his wife, Ellen, daughter of John Taylor; Merchant of Hull. His father was one of the most advanced priests in the Anglo-Catholic revival in Scotland.


The way we'll live then
Edsin Barnes responds to a first reading of 'Consecrated Women'

Briefs encounter
Paul Benfield on the lawyers behind the Third Province

Promises, promises
Patrick Cormack on the Act of Synod and the
parliamentary process

Trying too hard

Ghostly Counsel

A Third Way
Paul Richardson on the major response to women 'bishops'

Spontaneity and order

Weapons of Mass Suspension

Principal boys
John Edmonson continues his series on theological education

Malmsey and other meditations
by John Ebdon

A Pattern of Plagues
Patrick Henry Reardon examines the symbolism of the events of the Exodus

Hymn and her
by Chris Idle

Off the hook by Geoffrey Kirk

Sweet Jesus
Robbie Low on mission, McCulloch and the ministry of all believers

The Game's the Same by NT

Faith of our Fathers: Darwell Stone: The Faith of an English Catholic by Arthur Middleton

The Jury's out
Gregory Cameron on how the Lambeth Commission approached the task

30 Days

The Way We Live Now
Banish plump Jack and banish half the world...'

Synod Insider
Gerry O'Brien on a looming demographic disaster

Letter from America
Michael Heidt on mujeristas, marginalization and the missing millions

Letter from Australia
The Changing Scene

Art and Charity
Anne Gardom visits the Foundling Hospital Museum

Media Watch: A left-footed Bard?
George Austin on drama and salvation

FiF Update

New Directions Directory



Update on the Bishop John Richards Memorial Appeal


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