Angela Tilby: Unchecked passion hurts us.
Passionate feelings will always have their place, but it is a
modern fallacy that they are innocent. They need to be
acknowledged, worked through, and transformed.
The public takes a pragmatic view of experimentation, but only
if safeguards are maintained, says Paul
Ronald Blythe has to ration the number of
hymns at a funeral
Maggie Durran: "Further to your columns on
finance and small churches. . . It's a nightmare. Is this the
ongoing result of the Church Commissioners' fiasco of 20 years
Angela Tilby: Stars are not always helpful
as parish priests; the apparently super-dynamic not infrequently
turn out to be spiritually careless and pastorally inept.
Paul Vallely questions the standards
applied in the Panorama report on aid
Simon Parke: Until now, everything great
lay in the future. But now that the future has arrived, you're
here, and it isn't that great; adult life does not come with
The United States needs to learn new ways of doing things,
says Bill Countryman
Even a king's body is made up of dust, says Ronald
Maggie Durran: A column of yours earlier this
year suggested that those churches with bigger projects might need
to tackle them in phases in order to get the money. How can we make
realistic financial plans about what we might achieve?
Trevor Barnes ponders the wisdom of
changing laws because people break them