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Tito’s turbulent priest

Tito’s turbulent priest

Michael Bourdeaux on the injustice done to Cardinal Stepinac

Justifying the ways of God to man    

Justifying the ways of God to man
 
 

Mike Starkey looks at two books with an apologetic tendency

Notice board: ecumenical studies

SPCK has published in one volume all ARCIC II’s five Agreed State­ments: Looking Towards a Church Fully Reconciled: The Final Report of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission 1983-2005 (ARCIC II), edited by Adelbert Denaux, Nicholas Sagovsky, and Charles Sherlock (£14.99 (£13.50); 978-...

Secularisation revisited

STEVE BRUCE has edited a new edition of a classic work of sociology by the late Bryan R. Wilson from 1966 (originally published by C. A. Watts, and praised as “a model for the sociology of religion”): Religion in Secular Society: Fifty years on

How the Tracts really became acts

Colin Podmore on part of an answer

Horizons widen in the East

Horizons widen in the East

Christopher Hall reads about the founders of a Christian ashram

The Pope tweets

POPE FRANCIS’s green encyclical, Laudato Sì: On care for our common home, has been published with a commentary by Sean McDonagh

The signs — and challenges — of Jesus    

The signs — and challenges — of Jesus
 
 

John Saxbee reviews two very different New Testament studies

Christology in the making  

Christology in the making
 

John Court considers the theory of a ‘high human’ view of Jesus

‘He lived in a shoebox with Mary and Joseph’

‘He lived in a shoebox with Mary and Joseph’

A knitted donkey is proud to be in the crib after staying with the other figures at children’s houses during Advent, in Rebecca Abrey’s charming The Knitted Donkey (£6 (plus £1.50 p&p) from the Vicarage, Church Road, Chadlington, Oxon

Growing weary of worldly rhetoric?  

Growing weary of worldly rhetoric?
 

David Martin on the church-growth thing

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