Trushare Files  No. 170

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

 July 2009

 

 

Parish Directory 

Comment

LEAD STORY

 

 

Where are we now? 

Bishop Andrew Burnham reflects on the difficulty of waiting for General Synod and considers the likely options for the future of Catholic Anglicans

Cost of an exodus

George Austin on the likelihood of large numbers of clergy leaving the ministry because of their opposition to women becoming bishops

 

FEATURES

Too equal by far

Anthony Saville expresses further concerns about the Equality Bill 2009

In fear and trembling Digby Anderson warns of the danger of regarding the supernatural as ordinary, especially in receiving communion
God and gender  John Richardson, evangelical theologian and 'the Ugley Vicar', on how we ought to think of God as 'He'
First past the post Paul Benfield reveals his motivations for standing for election to the recently established Fleetwood town council
United we stand
Ed Tomlinson, Vicar of St Barnabas, Tunbridge Wells, urges us to adopt the watching and waiting strategy used effectively by the British army in the nineteenth century
The P-C P.C. Julian Mann on creating a crime of free speech where none exists
Controversy and corruption George Austin former Archdeacon of York, examines the nature of integrity and the political consequences of the parliamentary expenses scandal
On being a priest Arthur Middleton, author of Restoring the Anglican Mind, on the challenges of priesthood and why a priest must share in the sufferings of his people and provide an example 
Bible marathons 3 Christopher Idle offers some final thoughts on his experiences of continuous public readings of the entire Bible
Make your cross clear Hugh Baker reflects on the BNP's attempt to sell itself to disaffected Christians
No golden age Paul Griffin explains why traditionalism should not be confused with an unrealistic idealization of the past 
Suffolk and Oxford Tom Sutcliffe music critic and member of General Synod, reports on the Aldeburgh Festival and the production of Mirandolina at Garsington including some German performances of Wagner
   

REGULARS

GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on the expenses scandal
DEVOTIONAL Chris Collins on gardening sense
PATRICK REARDON Correcting Jesus
SACRED VISION Anthony Saville on the Arte or Crafte to Lyve Well
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on transfiguration in Michael Ramsey
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on a bishop who no longer believes in God
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St John Baptist, Clayton
 

30 days

Letters

FiF Update

CORRESPONDENTS 

MALAWI
Kayamba vindicated

AMERICA
Abp Robert Duncan's speech

AMERICA 2 
New bishops for ACNA More gay marriage Youth petition against TEC

REVIEWS

 

ART
The Mysteries of the Holy Rosary


BOOKS
The Heart of Faith 
13 Things that Don't Make Sense 
Fresh Expressions in the Sacramental Tradition 
The Enemy of the Good Pistols at Dawn 
The Gay Divorcee

BOOK NOTES
 

 

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

 

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