Trushare Files  No. 171

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

 August 2009

 

Lead Story

Fr Warren Tanghe offers the clearest commentary yet on the beginning of the Anglican Church in North America

 

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

Key texts from the contentious General Convention in Anaheim, California

Geoffrey Kirk on the death of Michael Jackson and American obsessions

Sr Gerd Swensson on the redefinition of marriage in the Church of Sweden

 

FiF Parish Directory

Comment

LEAD STORY

 

Fr Warren Tanghe offers the clearest commentary yet on the beginning of the Anglican Church in North America

FEATURES

Outside Samaria

Thomas Seville CR explains why, despite the CofE s problems and divisions, we are called to stay and bear witness

Look behind you! Ed Tomlinson on the growing trend of scepticism about exorcism which further demonstrates a loss of belief in the supernatural
'The fool hath said' Digby Anderson looks at the different kinds of modern-day atheists and their reasons for disbelieving
450 years ago John Hunwicke reflects on his own church in Oxford and the changing allegiances during five turbulent centuries
Rubrics
James Lewis Swine flu precautions, churchmanship and the constraints of the rubrics
What's in your hand? Clare Rabjohns urges us to identify our God-given strengths and use them for the extraordinary purpose to which we are all called
End of the line Sister Gerd Swensson on the current plans to change the definition of marriage by the Church of Sweden
The place of God Paul Griffin asks whether a particularly holy place still provides a material focus for our worship
All for Christ Alan Rabjohns reviews the recent DVD on the religious life in the Church of England: Monks and Nuns in the CofE
Deanery reviews Julian Mann raises questions about the spiritual value and practical benefits of the current spate of deanery reviews
Happily not so boring George Austin reports from the shorter and less controversial session of the July Synod held in York
Summer festivals Tom Sutcliffe looks back at the Kings Lynn Arts Festival and opera productions at the Buxton Festival
   

REGULARS

GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on holy recycling
DEVOTIONAL Gareth Jones on wants and needs
PATRICK REARDON Incarnation and deification
SACRED VISION Mark Stevens on van Eyck's Virgin in a Church
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on Michael Ramsey and the past in the present
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on on the death of Michael Jackson
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Helen, Brant Broughton
 

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Response

 

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