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The pilgrim people of God — every Sunday

Using each part of a church flexibly can apply to worship, as well as to community activity, says Peter Doll

Sir Roy Strong, in his campaign in support of the country parish church, has reminded us that the exclusion of secular life from English churches is a relatively recent phenomenon (Features, 14 September). It was a result of the misplaced Victorian conviction that sacred and secular needed to be kept apart: robed choirs replaced village bands; the chancel, which in the 17th and 18th centuries was a congregational ...

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It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

John Polkinghorne, physicist, priest, and writer, will be 85 on 16 October. Patrick Miles talked to him  Subscribe to read more

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In forgetfulness of the Kingdom

The Church has cut Jesus’s teaching from the heart of its worship, says Hugh Rayment-Pickard  Subscribe to read more

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