Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Opinion - 13 December 2017

Martin Sewell Archbishop Cranmer Mandatory reporting of CofE child abuse is complicated, so let’s proceed incrementally

Ekklesia Rowan Williams’ 2017 Christmas Message

Michael Curry Episcopal Café A Christmas message from the Presiding Bishop

Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Communion as social dynamite or depth charge

Andrew Lightbown There0 Speaking of despair; talking of ‘healing.’

Posted by Peter Owen on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 10:37am GMT | TrackBack
You can make a Permalink to this if you like
Categorised as: Opinion
Comments

Thanks to Martin Sewell for another helpful piece. However, I wonder why he includes deans but not archdeacons in the reporting process?

Posted by: Janet Fife on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 4:47pm GMT

A good and thought-provoking article by Fr Colin Coward on the Eucharist He is surely right when he asserts "an Alpha-based pattern of worship wants to make clones of us". There is a vast difference between the transforming power of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, and the mediocre singing of trite ditties, accompanied by men in jeans banging a set of drums. What hope for the happy-clappy Church of England?

Posted by: FrDavidH on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 6:55pm GMT

"accompanied by men in jeans banging a set of drums"

What's wrong with jeans?

Posted by: Susannah Clark on Thursday, 14 December 2017 at 10:45am GMT

'There is a vast difference between the transforming power of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, and the mediocre singing of trite ditties, accompanied by men in jeans banging a set of drums. What hope for the happy-clappy Church of England?'

I'm not particularly a fan of Alpha, but I know a good number of people who have experienced the transforming power of Jesus on an Alpha Course too.

Posted by: Tim Chesterton on Friday, 15 December 2017 at 3:41am GMT
Post a comment









Remember personal info?

Please note that comments are limited to 400 words. Comments that are longer than 400 words will not be approved.

Cookies are used to remember your personal information between visits to the site. This information is stored on your computer and used to refill the text boxes on your next visit. Any cookie is deleted if you select 'No'. By ticking 'Yes' you agree to this use of a cookie by this site. No third-party cookies are used, and cookies are not used for analytical, advertising, or other purposes.