Trushare Files  No. 150



November 2007

Directory [updated]

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




Where authority lies


LEAD STORY John Twisleton

gives a gentle introduction to the often vexed question of authority within the Church of Christ explaining where it is to be found and in what manner... 

The meaning of Faith

...and then considers the nature and meaning of faith, for the individual and for the Christian Community


Hero of the faith

Geoffrey Kirk on Mr Oswald Clarke as his ninetieth birthday approaches

Division in unity

Religious of orthodox Tradition The RooT submission to the Bishop of Manchester's Group

St Clement

Paul Griffin explains the relevance today of a letter of St Clement to the Corinthians despite the fact that it was written almost two millennia ago

The master touch

Arthur Middleton encourages us to draw inspiration from the example of the great priests of the Anglo-Catholic tradition

No king but Caesar George Austin on the conflict between Church and State in the centuries leading up to the breach with Rome
Make 'em work

Alan Edwards asks is 'Trick or treat' is now the youthful litany for All Souls-tide

Displaced altars

Peter Mullen offers a cheerful rant against the use of nave altars a secularization of the liturgy which destroys the symbolic purpose of church design and the mystery of the Sacrament

Celtic expressions

Andy Phillips suggests that the Church needs to adapt culturally to a changing society, and describes how he used this approach in setting up a Celtic Christian fellowship in Cornwall

Original sin

Paul Griffin offers an autumnal corrective to the concept of sin

III Those who hunger

Hugh Bates looks at the fourth Beatitude, and its dramatic expression in the feeding of the five thousand

V The maleness of the Apostles

Geoffrey Kirk counters arguments that Jesus' choice of Twelve men is irrelevant to the contemporary priesthood

Staying put

A Sister of the Community of the Holy Cross finds a relevant lesson in Archbishop Michael Ramsey's attitude to the Church of England in time of crisis



Ghostly counsel Andy Hawes on living with death
To the point IX Inviting a priest of the TAC
Devotional A CHC Sister on Kept in thy name
Patrick Reardon Isaiah's vision of the Lord
Sacred Vision Quarton Coronation of the Virgin
Touching Place Simon Cotton on St Andrew's, Mells
Faith of our fathers Arthur Middleton on devotion
The way we live now Geoffrey Kirk goes in search of Anglican identity

30 days

FiF Update



Australia Archbishop Peter Jensen on the ABC
Central Africa

'Bishop Kunonga must go'


House of bishops meeting



Owen Higgs at Tate Britain



The English Cardinals 
John Stainer, A Life in Music 
Victorian Architecture 
Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth 
The Advent Calendar


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



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