Trushare Files  No. 228

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NEW DIRECTIONS: April 2014

 

CONTENT

LEAD STORY

Holy Matrimony?

Janet Backman and David Mumford consider the controversies surrounding marriage
Ashes to Go Simon Cuff reflects on a fresh expression
Bishops' Representatives Colin Podmore reports on this new structure
'In praise of folly'? Alan Edwards laughs so much he cries
Time for a return Digby Anderson wants a better synod

Call the midwife

Bekkie Howe working as a midwife in the Philippines

The question of Europe J Alan Smith isn't keen
Anglican Orthodox Relations Demetris Salapatas on the quest for the common  cup
Breton Calvaries contemplating the crucifixion
Spin and Speed A poem by Peter Mullen
views, reviews and previews

ART: Owen Higgs on Dialogue with Nature and Van Gogh

MUSIC: Peter Westfield on Overbury's Parish Mass in E

BOOKS:
William Davage
 on The Pope and Mussolini
Dewi Hopkins
on Faith and Unbelief
Nicholas Turner on Rejoice, dear Sion
Nicholas Stebbing CR on Ten African Cardinals
Luke Briars on Celebrating Sundays
 

Go East, young man Richard Norman eats, drinks and treks in Istanbul
Send the Devil packing? Denis Desert on the new Baptismal rite
At home with the Society of Friends Christopher Idle feels comfortable with the Quakers
Bias to the Poor The Bishop of Burnley considers our call to help the poor

REGULARS

GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes considers outdoor learning
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on the character of the pastoral office
DEVOTIONAL John Keble on the keeping of Lent
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe travels outside the bubble
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Christopher Smith goes all French

TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Idloes, Llanidloes, Powys
 

Editorial

Thought for the day

Letters 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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