Trushare Files  No. 175



 December 2009


The Nativity 1590s: Egg tempera on wood, Ikonen-Museum, Recklinghausen 

FiF Parish Directory

& not content


Could this be a decisive moment in the history of the Church?


The Catholic writer and journalist Joanna Bogle offers her first reactions to Pope Benedict's initiative


Communion again

Charles Raven on the shortcomings of the Anglican model offered to Rome by the Archbishop of Canterbury

Talking Primates John Shepley examines the damage done by the resolution of the women's ordination problem
Deep Church Fr Peter CSWG on the origins and relevance of two contemporary ecumenical movements
Secret! The reasons for the Church of England's love of confidentiality
Rowan's Roman bluff John Richardson on why Abp Rowan's Rome speech presents a very odd view of Anglican tradition 
Loneliness Digby Anderson on Christian friendship as a safeguard against loneliness
Opus Anglicanum A look at English embroidery in the Middle Ages


The full text of the Apostolic constiution Anglicanorum Coetibus and the Complementary Norms
Dom Gregory Dix replies to Archbishop Rowan Fr John Hunwicke on Papal Primacy
Conversion Paul Griffin explains why our faith in not a purely national one
A game of two halves Alan Edwards offers a footballing parallel to recent Church developments
Grand Old Man of Anglicanism Edward Allen celebrates William Gladstone
From elsewhere Vatican crucifix ban. America G.K. Chesterton Theologian. Sweden Porvoo impairment. Southern Cone joyful convention
Views, reviews & previews

Art: Turner and the Masters; Books: A Pilgrim in a Pilgrim Church, God's Undertaker, the Secular Terrorist, Outposts of Faith, British Black Gospel, Status Anxiety, Writing the Map of Anglo-Saxon ngland


GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on family prayers
DEVOTIONAL Evelyn Underhill on the Light of Christ
HEARING THE WORD Patrick Reardon on on the Incarnation
SACRED VISION Mark Stevens on Piero della Francesca's Nativity
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on a significant book
TRAWLING THE NET Ed Tomlinson on the role of bishops
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on provincial autonomy
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Mary and St Saviour, Tetbury

30 days



FiF Update

Last Chronicle



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



Return to Trushare Home Page