Trushare Files  No. 166



 March 2009



Parish Directory 



From the General Synod 
Not at any price

The Rt Revd Richard Chartres Bishop of London, on the need for proper provision for the minority

The Rt Revd John Hind Bishop of Chichester, on why we need to prepare for an amicable parting of the ways



A resolution which was passed unopposed at the Fif Special Assembly in February
Bishops' silence
Jonathan Baker on the episcopal interventions at the recent Synod debate
An antiques roadshow
Ed Tomlinson encourages us to concentrate on presenting the Catholic faith to those who have unwillingly accepted the status quo
Strangers, brothers
Stephen March calls on personal experience to explain what the divisions between denominations can teach us
The Rule of Rowan
George Austin on the benefits of Rowan Williams' ability to weigh up both sides of an argument from the widest possible perspective
Thought for the Day
Peter Mullen lends support for the call to abolish the BBC's politically correct faux-religious slot
Judging talents
Paul Griffin explains why career advice for teenagers should take into account the fact that we are given many talents, not just one
The end of creation John Richardson  reflects on the science of creation presented in the opening of Genesis, and its understanding of process and purpose
Yet Higher Truth
Simon Heans takes a philosophical look at Rowan Williams' nuanced approach to the CofE's current conundrums
Benedict on Bede

Pope Benedict draws attention to the importance of Bede, the greatest English teacher, at a recent general audience
Leaders or Ministers
Julian Mann questions the current emphasis on 'growing leaders who can multiply ministries'
Fight the rain tax
On why every reader needs to sign the government petition against water company greed



GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on inner voices
DEVOTIONAL Geoffrey Neal offers a Lenten reflection
PATRICK REARDON The despairing disciple
SACRED VISION Mark Stevens on Caravaggio
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on Christian unity
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk turns to the M word
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Anno, Llananno

30 days

FiF Update



Divided but no schism

Buddhist bishop

Open Letter from Bp Akinola

Free the bishops

A driving Brechin wind



Andrea Palladio


The Foreignness of the Foreign Woman 
On Genesis But Is It Real? 
Recent history books 
Book notes


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



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