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22.2 — March, 2009

The Making of Lent

on the Origins of the (More or Less) Forty-Day Fast

16.10 — December, 2003

Calculating Christmas

on the Story Behind December 25

20.7 — September, 2007

East Reads West

A Conference of Orthodox Readings of Augustine May Help to Bridge a Gap

15.4 — May, 2002

The Engulfed Cathedral

The Latest from Sweden’s Avant-Garde Church

12.6 — November/December, 1999

Norwegian Woes

12.4 — July/August, 1999

East Meets English

The International Symposium on English Translations of Byzantine Liturgical Texts

11.6 — November/December, 1998

Berserker in the Cathedral
Gay “Art” Exhibition in Swedish Lutheran Cathedral Provokes Uproar in Press & Recriminations Between Churches

22.8 — November/December, 2009

Remains of the Swedes

An Interview with Bishop Göran Beijer of the Mission Province of the Church of Sweden

15.6 — July/August, 2002

Out on a Limb in Norway

An Interview with Norwegian Dissident Roald Flemestad

14.4 — May, 2001

Latvia Revived

Archbishop Janis Vanags on Finding & Keeping the Faith in Post-Soviet Latvia

13.6 — July/August, 2000

Swedish Dissent

Life as an Orthodox Churchman in the Church of Sweden

26.6 — Nov/Dec, 2013

The Gnostic Evangelist
The Neo-Gnostic "Alternative Christianity" of Elaine Pagels

23.2 — March/April, 2010

Passover to Easter

On the Origins of the Primary Feast of the Christian Church

21.9 — November, 2008

The Shape of the Liturgy
Dom Gregory Dix’s Imperfect Work Remains an Edifying Modern Classic

21.5 — June, 2008

The Shadow of Nestorius

An Alienated but Enduring Church After the Third Ecumenical Council

18.3 — April, 2005

Abusing the Fathers

The Windsor Report’s Misleading Appeal to Nicea

16.2 — March, 2003

Swedes Adrift

The Plight of Conservatives in the Church of Sweden

14.3 — April, 2001

The Pilgrim Church

Safeguarding the Faith in Hostile Environments

12.1 — January/February, 1999

Old Catholics, New Doctrines

The Demise of the Union of Utrecht

23.3 — May/June, 2010

Idol Days

Victorian Reformation: The Fight over Idolatry in the Church of England, 1840–1860
by Dominic Janes

23.2 — March/April, 2010

England Swings

Fires of Faith: Catholic England Under Mary Tudor by Eamon Duffy

22.8 — November/December, 2009

Pious, Profane & Perplexed

The Plain Man’s Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England
by Christopher Haigh

17.9 — November, 2004

Willful Deceit

Why I Am a Catholic
by Garry Wills

13.7 — September, 2000

Paths & Polemics

The Truthby Clark Carlton
Two Paths: Papal Monarchy
by Michael Whelton
Upon This Rock
by Stephen K. Ray

12.5 — September/October, 1999

The Thames & the Tiber

The Roman Option
by William Oddie

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