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Rubrics and Grammar 4

Rubrics and Grammar 4

Someone recently told me about “different approaches to law”. I asked him to write it down, this is what he wrote: Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Association, said there were different cultural approaches to laws: The British Approach, where everything is permitted unless it is prohibited. The German Approach, where everything… Continue Reading

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Christian Contemplation Curriculum

Christian Contemplation Curriculum

I hope that the way we mostly relate to each other on this site, the way that there is mostly more light than heat, the way that we try to respect each other when things are contentious is founded on the contemplative being more important than the controversial. I am, hence, delighted to promote a… Continue Reading

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Resources for 17th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 17th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may put God at the heart of our lives] Pause O God, [or Living God] the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy; enfold us in your gracious care and mercy, that with you to govern and to guide us… Continue Reading

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House Church

House Church

From time to time, I have put up articles about church buildings or even whole monasteries that have been turned into dwellings (see here, here, and here). I have even stayed in one of these. Here are some photos of one recently in the news. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Harrogate, UK, built in… Continue Reading

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Clergy Status Anxiety

Clergy Status Anxiety

Recent “energetic” discussions (most energy has been off this site – this is a more-light-than-heat site) about mitres and vestments (yes there will be a further post about vesture here) reminded me of a post which today I’m reblogging in the spirit of throwback Thursday. Associated with this, the discussions have included energy when correct… Continue Reading

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Resources for 15th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 15th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may follow the Good Shepherd] pause O God, you shine the light of your truth so that any who stray into error may be able to return to the right path, grant that all who profess the Christian faith may reject whatever is contrary to the name of… Continue Reading

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The Bishop’s Mitre

The Bishop’s Mitre

Let’s not let facts get in the way of our prejudices… Ian Paul presses for the protestantisation of Anglicanism at his Psephizo site – this time urging bishops to throw away their mitres. Without any historical justification, The Rev. Dr Paul [Ian’s title has been corrected at his request – the original read ‘Mr’] contends… Continue Reading

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