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Ecumenism and women bishops

Ecumenism and women bishops

There will be considerable interest to see if the boycott of Libby Lane’s consecration by the Roman Catholic Church will be repeated in the case of Rachel Treweek and Alison…

Medication or meditation?

Medication or meditation?

Popping painkillers for pain is so ‘last year’, according to many articles. What’s new and exciting is using mindfulness techniques to calm pain and anxiety. In the new film Cake…

Young people hear the call to the ministry

Young people hear the call to the ministry

A recent report from the Church of England revealed that young people (those under 30) currently make up about a quarter of all the people accepted for training with the…

There’s no place like Home

There’s no place like Home

Home (dir. Tim Johnson, cert. U) may be a bit early for the Easter holidays but it’s a decent animated offering from DreamWorks. The plot feels a bit like recycled…

CD Choice: Anouar Brahem – Souvenance (ECM)

Oud player Brahem does not claim that this two-disc set is directly influenced by the Arab Spring, but it has certainly imbibed some of the fragile, nascent hope of recent…

Life among the Occupiers

Life among the Occupiers

Suite Française (dir. Saul Dibb, cert. 15) is based on two novels written by Irène Némirovsky during the Nazi occupation of France. She died in Auschwitz, but her notebook was…

Best-paid cleric

Best-paid cleric

It’s likely that the highest paid Anglican cleric in the world is the rector of Trinity Church on Wall Street. In 2010 the parish’s tax returns showed the then rector,…

Can men help improve women’s body image?

Can men help improve women’s body image?

‘Sisters are doing it for themselves’ is the mantra we hear constantly: women everywhere are becoming empowered to choose the work they do, their relationships and take control of their…

CD Choice: Argent – In Deep (Talking Elephant)

I would not normally get excited about a straight re-release that comes without extensive liner notes and extra tracks, as perfected by labels like Esoteric and Salvo, but the return…

Mrs Thatcher, the Church and her faith

Mrs Thatcher, the Church and her faith

God and Mrs Thatcher Eliza Filby Biteback, hb, £25.00 (or £16.00 from the CEN Shop) Enoch Powell, like Margaret Thatcher a politician of conviction, made the famous claim that the…

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