Trushare Files  No. 164

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

January 2009

 

 

Parish Directory 

Comment

Birth of a province Warren Tanghe

Chaplain to the All Saints' Sisters of the Poor in Catonsville, Maryland, and former Vice-President of FiFNA, offers an assessment of the new American Province, the complex network of groups involved, and its uncertain prospects of long-term stability and Catholicity

FEATURES

What is usury?

Simon Heans asks why the Church's condemnation of usury is not as prominent as it once was, and examines Church teaching on the subject
Age cannot wither?
George Austin remembers the late Fr Charles Fordor, and reflects on the privileges and pitfalls of old age
Reviewing the story 3

Paul Benfield member of General Synod, describes how the women priests legislation was eventually approved after it had progressed through parliament
Melchizedek returns
John Hunwicke parish priest in Oxford, alerts us to an important new trend in New Testament scholarship and the demise of the reductionist Historical Jesus
Instore now
John Shepley on the arrival of a new word just as its meaning maybe going out of fashion
God's own appointment?
George Austin on the attitude of the World Council of Churches towards Robert Mugabe
Quit you like men
John Richardson on what it means to be a man of Gods word, and why the virtues of manliness are more readily associated with Islam than Christianity
Parish planting
Julian Mann explains the often-ignored differences between the two 
kinds of church plant
Heavenly clothing

Paul Griffin describes how a painted church ceiling illustrates the Christian understanding of the difference between this world and the next
All things to all men Andy Hawes offers a personal perspective on the challenges faces by those who seek to minister within our fractured church
I want it all!
Hugh Baker on why the modern quest for perfection will never lead to happiness and is incompatible with Christian values
Comeback for 2009 Alan Edwards wonders whether the Prayer Book will be the next thing to make a comeback

REGULARS

GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on gifts
DEVOTIONAL Arthur Middleton on God the prison visitor
PATRICK REARDON Back to the future
SACRED VISION Mark Stevens on Gozzoli's Journey of the Magi
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on the masquerade of Anglicanism
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on Abp Rowan's understanding of dialogue in theology
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on All Saints, Margaret St
   

30 days

FiF Update

CORRESPONDENTS


AMERICA

Provisional Constitution of the Anglican Church of North America

GAFCON

Lambeth Palace

REVIEWS

ART

Paths to Fame: Turner Watercolours from the Courtauld

Sisley in England and Wales: National Gallery

 

MUSIC

C.V. Stanford: Symphony No 1
Clarinet Concerto 


 

BOOKS

Benedict XBI and the Search for Truth

Jesus, teach us to pray

Affirming the Apostles' Creed

The New Testament 1526 facsimile

The Complete Peanuts

 

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

 

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