Trushare Files  No. 151



December 2007


Directory [updated]

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




Wales decision time



Fr Alan Rabjohns provides an overview of the women bishops debate in the Church in Wales, and its importance as a possible indicator of things to come in other provinces of the Anglican Communion, including the Church of England


Ravenna Statement

Ian Falconer offers a summary of the recent Roman Catholic-Orthodox agreement

Catholic solutions

Mark Stevens is less than sanguine about Dr Williams' appeals to Catholic ecclesiology within the Anglican Communion

Beginning of the end? George Austin on the Act of Uniformity and the Toleration Act
Playing safe

An all-purpose seasonal greeting

Our journey to unity The Rt Revd Robert Ladds on the background and the importance of next years Society of Mary pilgrimage to Lourdes
Losing the past John Shepley is worried by the liberal denial of those who brought us the faith
Come-back kid Julian Mann on the popularity of Christmas carol services
Spiritual friendship Ernest Skublics makes a passionate case for the great privilege of the sacrament of penance
Blessed are the merciful Hugh Bates on the beatitude of mercy
VI The Apostles argument Geoffrey Kirk considers the existence of women apostles
Charles Wesley Alan Edwards celebrates Charles' hymns
Sin admired Francis Gardom on how well-meaning virtue can turn sour
Good Beer Guide Alan Edwards marks twelve more pubs for next year



Ghostly counsel

Andy Hawes on a childlike Christmas

To the point X Parish appointments

Fr Peter CSWG on Advent hope

Patrick Reardon

On the source of the infancy narratives

Sacred Vision

Anthony Saville on a C16th miniature

Faith of our Fathers Arthur Middleton on Mark Frank
The way we live now Geoffrey Kirk on the lessons of devolution
Touching Place Simon Cotton on Burlingham St Andrew

30 days

FiF Update

Letters to the Editor


A number of letters sent to and from American bishops regarding the future of The Episcopal Church; from

The Archbishop of Canterbury
The Rt Revd Katharine Schori
The Bishop of Florida
The Bishop of Fort Worth



The Reality of God and the Problem of Evil

Emerging and Fresh Expressions of Church

Lovely like Jerusalem

Watching and Waiting

In God We Doubt


John Grainger on Bodley at the V & A

Judith Hall on The First Emperor



Barry Orford on Stanford Symphonies


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



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