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Like the Wideness of the Sea: Women Bishops and the Church of England (Paperback)

  This slight book is a personal reflection on the debate in the Church of England over the ordination of women to the priesthood, and more recently as bishops. It is bang up to date: it was finished in December … Continue reading

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BCP Anniversary 2012

2012 marks the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, known usually by its date or the initials BCP. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas sermon, criticised by people who obviously hadn’t read it as ‘political’, concentrated mostly on … Continue reading

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Shawl Ministry

Soon after I was diagnosed with cancer, my American namesake sent me a shawl, knitted in lovely soft wool. It came with a prayer attached; “May the peace which passes all understanding surround you. May the healing power of God … Continue reading

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