Trushare Files  No. 138

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

November 2006

 

 

Parish
Directory

 

Cardinal Kasper's address to the House of Bishops of the Church of England

 

Comment

LEAD STORIES:

Sticking plaster

Dr Peter Toon, President of The Prayer Book Society of the USA, assesses the first significant report from the Panel of Reference, concerning the on-going dispute in the Diocese of New Westminster, and finds some hope in its temporary, pragmatic proposal of a truce

FEATURES

Cash resolution

Fr Paul Plumpton  reports from The FiF National Assembly

Remembrance Sunday

Captain Ben Hawes writes from active service in Basra about fellow soldiers who have been killed and the purpose of Remembrance

God's grandchildren

Francis Gardom on children of the vicarage and how to cope with them

Abusing the carers David Nichols has been reading a new set of guidelines issued by the Archbishops' Council on domestic abuse and has been deeply depressed by its casual theology
Discipline Crisis Paul Benfield offers a personal view of the problems and shortcomings of the Clergy Discipline Measure and wonders whether it is able to provide effective justice for the accused
Getting grumpy Alan Edwards on having a laugh

End of the parish?

Fr Scott Anderson argues that the game is up for the traditional parish model and the CofE faces a radical overhaul if it is to face the challenge of evangelization in the coming decades

Unity's winding path

John Hunwicke offers a stark warning on the prospects for ecumenical advance and looks back at an important document too little known in the CofE

I was thirsty...

Gemma Harris describes the work of WaterAid

Mass in Phnom Phen

Geoffrey Kirk shares the sacrament with fellow Christians in another land

Dealing with anger

Fr Hugh Baker seeks to pin down the crucial difference between the wrath of God and the anger of man

Hints and allusions

George Austin on the references to the Old Religion in Shakespeare's plays

   
   
   
   
 

REGULARS

 

Ghostly counsel

Andy Hawes on sex (part two)

Hanging around Patrick Reardon on St Paul hanging around
Devotional Fr Thomas Seville CR on praying for the departed
The way we live now  Geoffrey Kirk Peter Singer
Sacred Vision

Mark Stevens on Marten de Vos

Touching Place

Simon Cotton on Our Lady of Egmanton

30 days

FiF Update
Last chronicle
Letter
CORRESPONDENTS

Canada

Fr Michael Heidt on the church in Canada

Anglican Communion

Recommendations from the Panel of Reference regarding the Diocese of New Westminster

   
   

REVIEWS

 

ART

Anne Gardom: Surprised by Angels

Books

Rethinking Augustine's Early Theology
Alfred Hope Patten and the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
People, Places and Things
Betjeman
Who is this Man?

 

Sermon Salad: 
an Hors d'oeuvre 
of over three hundred homilies
for many occasions

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