Trushare Files  No. 131

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

April 2006

 

 LEAD STORY

Called to
obedience

The Archbishop of Canterbury made an important statement in his summing up at the February General Synod. Fr Jonathan Baker heard him, and discusses his teaching on and understanding of Christian obedience, especially as it relates to the issues of the sacred ministry

 

Parish
Directory

 

Comment

 

 
FEATURES

Excusing oneself

Nicholas Turner apologizes for earlier items on Gene Robinson but also  explains his anger at what the bishop had said

Is God reliable?

Francis Gardom on the difference between  reliability and predictability

Creating hostility

George Austin ends his entertaining and informative series on the CofE over the past fifty  years by considering the disastrous treatment of the media in the Nineties

Unity fears

John Shepley  heeds Cardinal Kasparís implied  warning over the ecumenism

Long live the revolution

 Jonathan Mansel noted Roman Catholic scholar,  glories in the counter-cultural  character of FiF

This is my body

 Anthony Howe The supposed Marian argument for women priests is nonsense

Magdalena Apostola?

Mark Stevens considers and dismisses the  arguments for counting Magdalen  among the apostles

Lobster-pot mission

Michael Fisher on a recent mission strategy for a town-centre church

Saints alive

Alan Edwards on saints days and the spring  

   
 

REGULARS

 

Ghostly counsel GHOSTLY COUNSEL
Andy Hawes on the need for adoration
 
Devotional DEVOTIONAL
A Rempstone Sister on contentment
 
The way we live now

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW
Geoffrey Kirk on musicals and bishops
 
Sacred Vision Nicholas Turner on The St Albanís Psalter

Faith of our fathers

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS
Arthur Middleton on George Hickes
 
Patrick Reardon Reading the Scriptures and the cross
Touching Place TOUCHING PLACE
Simon Cotton on North Cerney, Glos.
 

30 days

FiF Update
Finally...
Last Chronicle
Letters
CORRESPONDENTS

America

Sam Edwards: ECUSA and abortion
Australia Philip Murphy: Letter to Benedict
Zimbabwe R.A. Stumbles: Bp Kunongaís trial

REVIEWS

   

ART

Time and space in Greenwich

BOOKS

Seventeenth Century England

Platoís Children

This Holy Man

Hospital Chaplainís Handbook

The Hermeneutics The Happy Ending in Job, 42.1Ė7

The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality

Minute Sermons
 

ENDPIECE: On promiscuous osculation

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