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Rebels and the risk they took

Bernard Palmer recalls the ordination of the Philadelphia Eleven

The Story of the Philadelphia Eleven

Darlene O'Dell

Seabury Books £16.99

(978-1-59627-258-3)

Church Times Bookshop

£15.30 (use code CT550)

THIS month has brought theclimax of the ding-dong battleover women bishops in the Church of England. Next Tuesday will be the 40th anniversary of the ordination (the Church Times index, though not its report or scathing comment, added inverted commas) of the first women priests of the Episcopal ...

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A lantern unto their feet

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The words and, sometimes, the very presence of the Bible were a source of comfort and inspiration during the First World War  Subscribe to read more

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Why the worry about ministering together?

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