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Description: Why is abortion such a divisive issue? How can Christians make up their minds when 'pro-choice' and 'pro-life' arguments seem so incompatible? This report, published by the Board of Social Responsibility, sets out the key issues. Includes a summary of Church of England statements on abortion.
A collection of the laws and canons of the Church of England, from its first foundation to the conquest, and from the conquest to the reign of King Henry VIII.
Description: This edition takes factual account of advances made and the legislation introduced from 1985 to 1996. It looks at the range of assisted conception techniques and the statutory regulations governing their use. The variety of Christian thinking on these issues is reviewed as well as pastoral needs.
Description: In July 2000, the General Synod of the Church of England passed a motion asking the House of Bishops to initiate further theological study on the episcopate, focusing on the issues that need to be addressed in preparation for the debate on women in the episcopate in the Church of England. This report is the result of that reflection. The report sets out as clearly and objectively as possible the o...
Description: This report presents a review of the late-1990s system of synodical government - its rationale, effectiveness, style and operation. It makes a range of recommendations concerning synodical government at the Parish, deanery, diocesan, provincial and national levels.
Description: The original Patterns for Worship has been completely revised for a new era and harmonized with Common Worship. This versatile collection of materials is designed to enable ministers and worship planners to customize services for any locality, age group, special occasion or festival.
Description: This version replaces that issued on 28 March 2006 (Daily list 062), which bore an incorrect House of Lords paper number
Description: The purpose of ACE'99 - the first major Church of England conference on evangelism - was to discover what has been learnt during the Decade of Evangelism and to empower and envision the churches for evangelism in the 3rd millennium. This report is an attempt to disseminate to the wider church the contributions and findings from ACE'99, in order for the church to reflect and analyze what htey have learnt from the Decade of Evangelism and to help them develop their evangelism in the future.