Dennis Richards gives his assessment of a selection of new educational resources
Regional Schools Commissioners are key figures in the evolving educational system. Dr Tim Coulson explains their remit
John Hall, who chairs a new Commission on Religious Education in schools, tracks the changes in the subject over the past century
Shirley Lancaster reports from an international conference on Christian meditation in schools
New C of E free schools and academies opened in six dioceses this month. Margaret Holness visited an unusual one — Saint-Jérôme
Howard Dellar argues for new laws to oversee the new schools system
Church universities might do more to raise their awareness of their Anglican identity, John Gay reckons
Living well together — Nigel Genders sets out a new vision for leadership in church schools
Universities should be repositories of values and thoughtfuness about the common good, argues Stephen Heap
Margaret Holness recommends a new guide produced by the Student Christian Movement
A new book explores Christianity in Japan. Its author, John Dougill, talks to Malcolm Doney
‘I walked into the church, and the presence of God touched me’
Molly was taken aback.
"Pest Service" wasn't a misprint
Eastern promiseA COLD end to June meant that, for once, the annual round of ordinations and first masses was not spent in stiflingly hot churches. In Norwich, it was so chilly at Petertide that at least one canon was spotted sporting the Chapter’s distinctive winter fur almuce; but the Continent was...
“YOU say summer cannot end And you will never lie,” Charles Causley sings — and so do I, when September, as it has this year, changes gear from August so imperceptibly
1 New step devised behind paintings maybe put back in area of church (8)
5 Former President appearing odd in brown (6)
9 Christian martyr found on island beside a European country (7)
10 Course requiring little time? (7)
11 Dismiss retrograde Calvinist’s clothing? Absolutely...
Churches are finding increasingly imaginative ways to attract visitors. Pat Ashworth reports
Britain’s railways, and the men and women who worked on them, are unsung heroes of the First World War. Rob Langham tells their stories
‘Having Jesus in my life puts a smile on my face every day’
Something had to be done about the beavers
Jubilate, everybodyON 15 October, a large group of mostly elderly writers and composers of hymns will gather in All Souls’, Langham Place, next to Broadcasting House, to celebrate a notable event: the 50th anniversary of the publication of Youth Praise.
It was, in its modest way, a landmark in the h...
WE HAVE gone from mobile phones the size of bricks to mobile devices the size of credit cards that do everything you can think of. This poses a problem with storage
The phrase at 15A (similar to a better-known one) occurs in The Chambers Dictionary
1 BD, I feel, is sadly showing a lack of faith (9)
8 Cleric coming to supper maybe but not the first to show (6)
9 A hundred people walking out? They create a split (8)
10 Like some...
The new film Ben-Hur is the first version to give Jesus a speaking part. Stephen Brown traces the creative decision-making behind one of the most iconic narratives of our time
‘I’m not optimistic: I’m hopeful’
Eric Fair has written a devastatingly frank account of his time as an interrogator in Iraq, and its impact on his life and faith. He talks to Madeleine Davies
So it was back to school, but not without tears and thoughts and tantrums