Trushare Files  No. 181



June 2010



Parish Directory



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Reception and memory


Dame Mary Tanner reminds us that the notion of open reception can be traced back to the New Testament, has an honourable history and was taken very seriously by earlier Lambeth Conferences and should not be lightly set aside by General Synod


A man sent from God

Bishop Robert Mercer CR on Pope Benedict

Grump stays put Alan Edwards on the roleof grumpy old men (and women) in the CofE
The answer is No Jonathan Beswick on why he believes the Anglicanorum Coetibus proposals should not be accepted
Evangelical option Mike Kuulemans argues that GAFCON still provides a real framework for tradional Anglicans
Friend's appeal Joanna Bogle looks to a bright future in the wake of a difficulty year for Roman Catholics
Seeds of confusion Margaret Laird outlines CofE lay people's confusions over the women bishops debate
Georgian Lincolnshire A look at the results of eighteenth-century rebuilding
Master Hooker Paul Griffin wonders how the theologian would tackle problems in the CofE today
Lead Kindly Light Celebrating John Henry Newman

Cur Deus vir?

Mark Stevens insists it was neither a mistake nor an irrelevance that God was incarnate as a male
Unchurching Jesus Digby Anderson addresses the claim that the Church has misinterpreted the life of Jesus
From elsewhere USA Former bishop returns; SINGAPORE Anglican opporunity; GERMANY Sexual abuse allegations; ZIMBABWE Anglican Church suffers; USA   Women bishops consecrated
Views, reviews and previews ART: Fran Angelico to Leonardo; Anthony Caro; BOOKS: Christianity and Jerusalem; Jesus our priest
Hidden secrets Readers sometimes complain that ND articles are too difficult and technical to keep them happy Simon Cotton discusses some chemical compositons 


GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on hidden work
DEVOTIONAL Florence Allshorn on the importance of the eternal
HEARING THE WORD Patrick Reardon on a model of prayer
SACRED VISION Mark Stevens on Rubens
TRAWLING THE NET Ed Tomlinson on the embryonic Ordinariate
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on devout, learned and useful priests
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on objective and subjective thought
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe on two operatic depictures of religion
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on Notre-Dame, Louviers

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