The Church urgently needs a grown-up debate about theology,
says Eva McIntyre
It may be unfashionable, but the afterlife is vital to the
affirmation of a God of love, argues Rod
Leader: The General Synod could not be proud of
itself, exactly, simply for catching up with just about every other
institution in the Western world. The distance that the Church
still has to travel until women are unremarkable in positions of
authority is great.
Companies are finding that social responsibility pays dividends,
says Paul Vallely
Angela Tilby finds the contemporary-language
version of the Lord's Prayer lacking
Maggie Durran: I am writing about the VAT
zero-rating for disabled facilities. Our church is planning to
create a small car park for seven cars beside the church, which
will include one disabled bay.
Ronald Blythe visits the home village of
one of England's greatest poets
100 years ago: In these days of
sentimental bishops and eccentric deans, we seem to be without any
security against the most extreme revolutionary changes, and we
could welcome the reappearance of Wesley, to discourse upon his
former text, with one verbal alteration: "Ye take too much upon
you, ye daughters of Levi."
From the Revd Don Brewin; From Mr
A. D. Hewlett; From Dr Christopher
Wilkinson; From the Revd James
From Dr Sioned Evans; From the
Revd Stephen Cooper; From A.
From the Dean of St Edmundsbury