Trushare Files  No. 177

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

 February 2010

 

 

Parish Directory

 

 

& not content

LEAD STORY

Elephants in the sanctuary 

 

 

Mark Stevens notes the lack of interest in the Eucharist within the new Anglican Covenant, and explains why it is most unlikely to be able to achieve the task it was set.

FEATURES

UFOs all around

John Hunwicke gives a further reading of the new Covenant document, but with no greater optimism

Unity before truth John Shepley on how the Anglican Communion fails to address the issue of unity and truth
Control freak's paradise John Masding warns his fellow clergy to be on their guard with the arrival of Common Tenure
No doctrine of our own Simon Ellis  encourages us to remember the most important elements of our faith
Lead kindly light... The words of Newman. The first article in a new series qulting from the nineteenth century theologian
Time to think of fish Digby Anderson  on abstinence rules and the British kitche, and why fasting is a good deal more fun than puritans think 
The old rugged cross A pictorial reflections on the Revd George Bennard's popular hymn
Newman the prophet Peter Mullen also quotes from Cardinal Newman

Fr Graham Leonard

David Skeoch remembers the late bishop of London, 19212010
Clergy bullying Rachel Maskell on what Unite is doing to tackling the problem of bullying in the Church, especially of the clergy
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? John Masding promotes the next Guardians' Day for parishes without vicars
From elsewhere Vatican: Key lay women; USA 1: Cheering for KJS; USA 2: Baptists and muslims; USA 3: Same-sex blessing; Egypt: Christianophobia; USA 4: Immigration issues
Views, reviews and previews Art: Ashmolean Museum; Books: Priesthood, Living Faith; What I Believe, Following the Silence, The Composition and Redaction of the Book of Amos, The Sacraments and the Mystery of Christ

REGULARS

GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on holding on
DEVOTIONAL A monk of Mount Athos on the mask of this world
HEARING THE WORD Patrick Reardon on considering Islam
SACRED VISION Mark Stevens on Friedrich's Cross
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton God's gift of episcopacy
TRAWLING THE NET Ed Tomlinson on making reasoned decisions
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on historical precedent
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe has a good old rant
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on Heath Chapel, Salop
 

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Sermon Salad: 
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of over three hundred homilies for many occasions

 

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