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Not just another assembly book

Dennis Richards gives his assessment of a selection of new educational resources

An ambassador to the dioceses

An ambassador to the dioceses

Regional Schools Commissioners are key figures in the evolving educational system. Dr Tim Coulson explains their remit

It’s no longer just the Bible

It’s no longer just the Bible

John Hall, who chairs a new Commission on Religious Education in schools, tracks the changes in the subject over the past century

A way to challenge the chaos

A way to challenge the chaos

Shirley Lancaster reports from an international conference on Christian meditation in schools

Children to speak in tongues

Children to speak in tongues

New C of E free schools and academies opened in six dioceses this month. Margaret Holness visited an unusual one — Saint-Jérôme

Burkinis, grammar schools, and the DBE Measure

Howard Dellar argues for new laws to oversee the new schools system

Finding the unique in church unis

Church universities might do more to raise their awareness of their Anglican identity, John Gay reckons

School leaders of the future

Living well together — Nigel Genders sets out a new vision for leadership in church schools

From students to citizens

From students to citizens

Universities should be repositories of values and thoughtfuness about the common good, argues Stephen Heap

Keeping faith on campus

Keeping faith on campus

Margaret Holness recommends a new guide produced by the Student Christian Movement

Suppression, secrecy, and survival: the Hidden Christians of Japan

Suppression, secrecy, and survival: the Hidden Christians of Japan

A new book explores Christianity in Japan. Its author, John Dougill, talks to Malcolm Doney

Mastering the ministry of welcome

Mastering the ministry of welcome

Churches are finding increasingly imaginative ways to attract visitors. Pat Ashworth reports

The engines of war

The engines of war

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

The bit-part Saviour and that chariot race

The bit-part Saviour and that chariot race

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

Redesigning in an Anglican way

Redesigning in an Anglican way

Many City churches were rebuilt after the Great Fire to designs by Sir Christopher Wren. Anthony Geraghty explains how Wren set about the task

Alight ‘by the hand of God’

Alight ‘by the hand of God’

The Great Fire, which destroyed the City’s churches and cathedral, was widely believed to represent divine, or diabolical, judgement. Peter Street sets the scene

The long-lasting fruits of 'planting a seed and embedding an idea'

The long-lasting fruits of

Newly released archive material reveals the origins of Thomas Barnardo’s foster-care scheme, which continues to meet a need. Pat Ashworth reports

Where the track leads from Rio

Where the track leads from Rio

As the Olympic participants head home from Rio, Nick Watson explores the growing relationship between sport and the Churches

Bringer of the best medicine

Bringer of the best medicine

Comedian, ‘cult optimist’, and aspiring Quaker, Josie Long is appearing for the first time at the Greenbelt Festival. She talks to Jemima Thackray

Rehabilitating the ‘D’ word

Rehabilitating the ‘D’ word

‘Discipleship’ has been much maligned of late. In a new book, Rowan Williams explains why it’s important, and what it involves

The Michael Ramsey Prize 2016

The Michael Ramsey Prize 2016

Our reviewers introduce the shortlist of contenders for this year’s prize

Sharing the stage

Sharing the stage

This year, Greenbelt is handing over two main events to the public. George Luke reports on past successes and this year’s plans

Blessed are they that dwell in thy house

Blessed are they that dwell in thy house

Fresh challenges about inclusivity for English cathedral choirs also present new opportunities, David Knowles hears

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