Trushare Files  No. 152



January 2008

Directory [updated]

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





Mary, grace and hope



Thomas Seville examines the contents of the ARCIC statement Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ, which will be discussed in February at General Synod, and asseses its contribution to the quest for Christian unity 


The leader leads

John Richardson comments on the Archbishop of Canterbury's Advent Letter to the Primates of the Anglican Communion

Bitter church rivals
Simon Heans provides a blow-by-blow account of the setting up of a church plant in his own parish and is not sanguine about the outcome
The pure in heart
Hugh Bates on the nature of purity and its reward, as described in the Beatitudes
The mission-blockers
Julian Mann on how we can deal with attempts to disrupt a church's mission agenda
Time's greater unity
Peter Lyon offers some reflections for the forthcoming Week of Christian Unity
You shall be free
George Austin ends his series on Church and State with an assessment of their current relationship and a plea for full freedom in a secular age
Fr Green Francis Gardom on the form of sin admired by many
Reasoning into faith Paul Griffin on the role of reason in our belief in God, and its importance in other debates
Challenge to the news Philip North urges Anglo-Catholics to embrace the new evangelization with new ardour
The big science lie Peter Mullen addresses misconceptions about the relationship between religion and science and highlights the achievements of the Middle Ages
VII The ambassador argument Geoffrey Kirk considers the assertion that all the baptized (including women) act in persona Christi
The calendar considered Hugh Baker welcomes the new interest in the church calendar
Hesitant martyr Margaret Laird examines the emergence of the cult of King Charles I and its significance today




Andy Hawes on Christian unity


Fr Gregory cswg on the spiritual heart


On Timothy's biblical study


Rosie Razzall on Millais' Christ in the House of His Parents

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on ecumenism
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on drawing the line in the US
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on Les Jacobins, Toulouse

30 days

FiF Update

Letters to the Editor


The Advent Letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Primates of the Anglican Communion




God and Grace of Body

Living the Magnificat

The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae

A Passionate Balance

The Sacramental Life

The Home We Build Together


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



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