Trushare Files  No. 234


NEW DIRECTIONS: October 2014





The Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St Cuthbert

The Rt Revd Norman Banks reflects on the calmness and assurance that accompanied the saint
Priests of The Society The Rt Revd Tony Robinson reflects on the new arrangements for registering priests as Priests of The Society
The House of Bishops Declaration III Colin Podmore looks at the arrangement for parishes

Letters to the Editor

The Church Messy Fr Philip North on the evangelistic effectiveness of Messy Church


The Bishop of Fulham looks ahead to Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

Boots on the ground Fr Tim Pike on the North London Pastoral Assistant Scheme
Lourdes, August 2014 Fr Graham Rowlands on the Pilgrimage for the Society of Mary to Lourdes
Asking for asylum for Iraqi Christians Chris Sugden calls for the provision of the safe haven
Three-decker pulpits A look at extra pulpit desks
Disillusion and departure Digby Anderson on the choices facing those leaving the CofE
Thomas Paine: a prophet for today? Denis Desert on Paine's fight against the erosion of freedom
Animal, vegetable or mineeral? J. Alan Smith looks at the place of humankind in the Great Chain of Being
views, reviews and previews

Owen Higgs
on the First World War Galleries


Dewi Hopkins on Clifford in Context and Antonio Rosmini

Wesley Turl on At All Times and in All Places

John Twisleton on Creating a Live with God, Theologygrams and Journalling the Bible

Ian McCormack on Richard Hooker and the Vision of God

and Books Received

The Resurrection of the Body An extract from a sermon preached by Blessed John Henry Newman


GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes Spiritual direction
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe on the Ediburgh International Festival

Christopher Smith offers an antidote to thought for the Day

BOOK OF THE MONTH Victorian Worthies: Vanity Fair's Leaders of Church and State
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on St Michael Duntisborne Rous
Atheism is a mistake A poem by Peter Mullen





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
















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