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Biblical studies in ordination training

From the Revd Rod Thomas

Sir, — Canon Mike Parsons’s letter (Letters, 6 November) protesting at Reform’s concern about non-residential training courses for ordin­ands serves only to illustrate the problem.

I do not wish to downplay the dedication either of staff or students on non-residential courses. The commitment required is substantial. What is at issue is the curriculum and the ...

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