Opinion

Merchant a melancholy spirit

HEN SHE WAS the lyricist, vocalist and focal point of 10,000 Maniacs, Natalie Merchant was known for topical lyrics and social awareness. With her...

Lay presidency issue heats up

The Diocese of Sydney, Australia's largest, is expected to vote in favour of lay presidency at its October synod, setting up one of the...

The way it was… as seen by the Churchman

100 years ago: September 1898 Canadian Churchman reported that there is too frequently an entire misconception of the relation of the clergyman's wife to...

Restrained peace was welcome

HE MOMENT IN the eucharist that has come to be called "passing the peace" is one of the indicators that I observe closely when...

Christian mission to proclaim Gospel of love

NE OF THE resolutions of the Lambeth Conference in 1988 was to declare a Decade of Evangelism. Ten years later, critics claim that...

Anglican Church from past to present

LESSING AND GLORY and Thanksgiving tells the story of the Anglican Church of Canada's development from its colonial childhood to the distinctive maturity of...

On Pilgrimage

On Pilgrimage The story of Rural and Small Community Work of the Episcopal Church During the Twentieth...

The Protestant Face of Anglicanism

The Protestant Face of Anglicanism by Paul F.H. Zaul Eerdmans $28.95 (cloth) ...

Graphic war portrayal among Spielberg’s best

Saving Private Ryan Directed by Steven SpielbergStarring Tom Hanks and Matt Damon ...

Weekend in Kingston

AYBE I'M JUST a grumpy, anti-social, middle-aged crank. Maybe my sympathies are easily skewered. Maybe that's the easiest explanation...

Pioneering paleontologist recognized

WO HUNDRED YEARS after her birth, a seminal figure in the development of science - and an Anglican in her later years -...

A statement from the Primate

Excerpts from a statement by Primate Michael Peers Among this newspaper's readers are some who are confronting agonizing decisions about medical treatment for loved ones...

Linden’s new disc a winning fusion of roots and pop

Colin Linden Raised by Wolves Columbia / Sony Music Canada ...

Lambeth analysis

HAT HAPPENED at Lambeth? More to the point, what was the vote on sexuality all about? Why was it even on the agenda?...

Lambeth Conference needs to rethink itself

UNDITS HAVE ALREADY marked this as a watershed Lambeth Conference. "It's a new church," said one observer in the press gallery near the...