Anglican Journal

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Articles from Vol. 140, No. 2, February

An Amazing Transformation
WHEN I first arrived at the doorstep of Anglicanism--damaged, dusty and bedraggled from my journey as a runaway from a fundamentalist upbringing--I couldn't really use the word "God." Like many others who grow up in the suffocation of fundamentalism,...
Christy Clark: Natural-Born Politician-Of Faith
ASA TEENAGER, Christina Joan Clark would stay after class and passionately argue points with her history teacher. At the family dinner table, young Christy debated the issues of the day with her father, a schoolteacher and a Member of the Legislative...
God's Presence, in Life and Death
SOME YEARS ago, my grandmother, Dorothea Rennie, passed away in February. In the previous six months, she'd rallied and failed so many times that it was hard to know what to do, or how to prepare. We knew that the cancer had returned and that the prognosis...
Hefty to Healthy
LOSE WEIGHT, get healthy and raise money to help feed the hungry. With these goals in mind, the diocese of Ontario recently launched a weight loss challenge that will benefit the food security campaign of Primate's World Relief and Development Fund...
I Am Greatly Inspired
The Primate's New Year's Day Address, given at Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa, and printed in "News from General Synod" (available online by free subscription at http://www.anglican.ca/resources/newsletters/ info-archive), inspired Brian and Nancy...
Marked
I was baptized on April 7, 1957 at Emmanuel Church in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Though my baptismal certificate is a bit yellowed and tattered, I carry it with me wherever I go. It is tucked into my prayer book and is sometimes the focus of a chat with...
Only God Can Save Us
For quite a few years, a growing number of indigenous people, concerned about the renewal of their communities, have insisted, directly or indirectly, that only God can save us. Experience shows that, for many people outside and even inside the network...
Stories from the Inside
TRENT BELL usually does photo shoots of beautiful architecture, interior design and landscapes that are destined for the glossy pages of magazines such as Conde Nast Traveler or Design New England. But searching for a more personal project that would...
Take This Bread
ARCHBISHOP Fred Hiltz hopes that 2014 brings an ((unprecedented advance" in tackling issues linked to poverty and that the church becomes known as the church for the poor. "I pray our faith, skill and passion for addressing these issues will be...
Technology Subs for Organs
Thank heaven for iTunes. And Bose audio. Without these technological tools the ii congregations in the far-flung parish of southeast Labrador would have no organ, and some even no choral music at Sunday services. "There are no longer any organs...
The Kids Are All Right
yOU WILL leave the last page feeling honoured that you have met--even vicariously--the 45 native American and aboriginal young people interviewed by Deborah Ellis for her outstanding new book, Looks Like Daylight. I had steeled myself for an emotionally...
Unconditional Love
As we celebrate St. Valentine's Day the thoughts of many people turn to love. There seems to be little connection between the third-century Roman saint and romance, but legends and commercial enterprises have turned the day into a celebration that...
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