Trushare Files  No. 209



October 2012





Forward in hope As Christians we share a living hope which enables us to hold firm with confidence as we wait for God’s will to prevail, writes Bishop Martyn Jarrett
The legislation will not do Paul Benfield explains how the proposed legislation for women bishops fails to provide adequate protection for traditional Anglicans
Something worrying in the wings? George Austin airs his suspicions about the process of appointing a new Archbishop of Canterbury
Anglican Patrimony Christopher Trundle on the community established at Little Gidding
Heaven ‘Mattins at eleven; a foretaste of heaven’ (Betjeman)

Filled with the Holy Spirit

Mark McIntyre reports on Anglo-Catholic Charismatic celebration at Walsingham, August 2012

An Anglican ad limina Bishop Peter Ramsden on accompanying the Catholic bishops of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands to Rome
New Directions Interview In the first of two interviews new directions speaks to Bishop Martyn Jarrett
National Apostasy Stephen Keeble on the origins of the Oxford Movement and today’s secular threats to the Church
High places  
Little Gidding Revisited a poem by Peter Mullen
views, reviews and previews Art: Owen Higgs on the Pre-Raphaelites
: George Nairn-Briggs on Occasions for Alleluia
Richard Norman on My Brother, the Pope
Anthony Saville
on The Sacrament of Language
John Turnbull
on How to Build a Cathedral
Dewi Hopkins on No oil in the lamp
Ben Tibbs on Pocket Book of Blessings
John B. Archibald
on St Pancras Station
The Good Book Digby Anderson explains why the growing ‘accessibility’ of the bible is not necessarily a good thing if it undermines our understanding of its holiness
  The Anglican Centre in Rome is a permanent Anglican Communion presence in ‘the Eternal City’ and its Director, currently Canon David Richardson, is the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See
Ecumenical Walsingham a report on the Ecumenical Marian Pilgrimage Trust
From hearth to altar Denis Desert on the transition of Christian worship from an intimate domestic setting to the public scene



FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on the hymns of Charles Wesley and their celebration of a personal relationship with God
DEVOTIONAL Michael Ramsey on piety and prayer
GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes translates conseils pratiques

Christopher Smith considers whether Christianity is in danger of being regarded simply as an obscure cult from the Middle East

BOOK OF THE MONTH Rowan Williams captures brilliantly the essence of Narnia, to the extent that it is hard to tell where C.S. Lewis ends and the Archbishop takes over, says John Gribben CR
SECULAR LITURGIES King Lear at the Almeida Theatre starts well but loses its way, writes Tom Sutcliffe
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Margaret's Herefordshire

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FiF Update

Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St Cuthbert



Sermon Salad: 
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