Out of the question: It has been customary for
Orthodox bishops to be invited to participate in the consecration
of Church of England bishops. Will this be appropriate when female
bishops come to be consecrated?
Out of the question: "Hope of
resurrection"? I thought it was a certainty?
Out of the question: "Turning water into
wine" is often a pub joke. How does a Christian respond with a
Our readers answer a question about a print depicting
Our readers discuss: "How can God be Jesus's Father and Jesus be
God's Son if God and Jesus are the same person?"
Out of the question: At an Ascension Day
service there was no confession and no absolution. When I
questioned the priest, saying that I did not think the service was
valid, he simply said "Oh." I then said: "Does that not concern
you?" and he replied "No." Am I correct in my assumption?
Out of the question: A friend is a
communicant member of the C of E on weekdays but a Nonconformist on
Sundays. Is this unusual? Would anyone comment?
Out of the question: A friend is a communicant
member of the C of E on weekdays but a Nonconformist on Sundays. Is
this unusual? Would anyone comment?
Out of the question: New Testament writers
quote the scriptures with commendable accuracy. Given that they had
no text in front of them, and heard the scriptures read only on the
sabbath, how did they manage it?
Out of the question: How can I (a clergy widow,
and therefore in an awkward position to comment) encourage our
Rector to conduct the only service on a Sunday which is a eucharist
Out of the question: Would it be appropriate to
suggest to the Bishop the name of a retired priest who has had, and
still maintains, an outstanding ministry for possible appointment
as a prebendary or honorary canon, or would the fact that he is
retired and over 70 make him ineligible? If the latter, could his
outstanding ministry be recognised in any other way?