Trushare Files  No. 128

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

January 2006

 

The Rt Revd Geoffrey Rowell, Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe and a member of the Rochester Commission, sets out a clear summary of orthodox Anglican teaching on the nature and purpose of a bishop, the theological foundation against which General Synodís work this coming year will have to be judged

 

Comment

Forward in Hope

Why it matters and why you should go

Where it is and how to get tickets (see below)

Why it is vital we secure a future

What to expect when you get there

FEATURES

What is a bishop?

The Rt Revd Geoffrey Rowell, Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe and a member of the Rochester Commission, sets out a clear summary of orthodox Anglican teaching on the nature and purpose of a bishop, the theological foundation against which General Synodís work this coming year will have to be judged

 

Provincial obduracy

Stuart Seaton takes the House of Bishops to task for its apparent unwillingness properly to consider the need for a new province

More TEA, Vicar?

John Shepley has been reading the tea leaves, and is not sanguine about what the Guildford Group is likely to offer 

That fateful preface

George Austin on the Crockford preface of 1987

Now that reminds me

Martin Browning castigates clerical anecdotes

 

Fixing a loose canon

John Hunwicke on the importance of Canon A4

Spinning aged yarns

Mark Stevens mocks the recent emergence of priests and inclusiveness as Anglican traditions

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

Arthur Middleton on wisdom

The Way We Live Now

Geoffrey Kirk on hate crimes

Priest idol straight

David Nicholson answers some of the misrepresentations in Channel 4ís Priest Idol

Stop dithering

David Nicholl insists there are no more reasons for delay over the women bishopsí issue

Northern lights

George Austin on Archbishop John Sentamuís enthronement

 

REGULARS

 

Ghostly counsel

Andy Hawes on resolutions

Devotional  
Patrick Reardon

II Thessalonians: handing on tradition

Treeís company

Alan Edwards reports on last monthís battle of the Christmas trees

Touching Place

Simon Cotton: St Maryís, Wellingborough

30 days

FiF Update
Last Chronicle
Letters

Correspondents

Canada  
Australia  
America  
   

Arts, Books and other Reviews

ART

Samuel Palmer at the British Museum

 

CD-ROM

The Christian Faith catechism

 

BOOKS

Holy Orders and Completeness

The Bible in Pastoral Practice

SCM A-Z of Patristic Theology

Sweet and Blessed Country

Christianity in Iraq

The Bible, the Church and Homosexuality

The Empty Bed

What a Friend we have in Jesus

 

ENDPIECE

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