Trushare Files  No. 235


NEW DIRECTIONS: November 2014





Lifted up

The Bishop of Ebbsfleet reflects on the Cross as the visible token of a love that never abandons us
The end of the Seal David Ackerman on the issue of confidentiality between priest and penitent
The House of Bishops Declaration IV Colin Podmore looks at the final section of the Declaration
Flourishing in the Church of England Simon Killwick on the post of Synod Elections Officer

Who I am and why I am here

Annde Gray introduces herself as the newly appointed Synod Elections Officer

New Society models Nicholas Turner considers the birth pangs of the new diocese of Leeds
Bishop Peter's retirement Luke Miller loos at the Rt Revd Peter Wheatley's fifteen years as Bishop of Edmonton
Alf Härdelin, Sweden and the Oxford Movement Geoffrey Rowell reflects on the life and writing of the church historian Alf Härdelin
Two Plague Saints A look at St Roch and St Sebastian
Vision Development Enabler Peter Mullen deplores the use of management-speak in a CofE Job advertisement
Tractatus Logico Theologicus A poem by Peter Mullen
Disaster averted? J. Alan Smith on the outcome of the recent referendum on Scottish independence
views, reviews and previews

Owen Higgs
on Late Turner


Bede Wear on The True Herod

Richard Norman on Totus Tuus, Maria

Stephanie Grainger on In Love and War

John Twisleton on Another Christ

Nigel Anthony on The Point of View of the Universe

Mission, constancy and catholicity The Bishop of Beverley on the example of three northern saints
New Administrative Assistant Colin Podmore introduces his colleague


GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on silence
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe on Otello and Othello

Christopher Smith on some once-straighforward English words

BOOK OF THE MONTH Part of the One Church? The Ordination of Women and Anglican Identity
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on All Saints, Hillesden, Bucks






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