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franciscan - September 1996

© The Society of Saint Francis, 1996


Minister's Letter: Sister Teresa, Minister General of the First Order Sisters, shares part of her address to the First Order Chapters at Hilfield Friary, August 1996
Community Routes

Theological Trends

Theological trends change with culture and society, as new knowledge and new world views alter our perspectives.
In this issue of
franciscan, two academics, a cathedral canon and three parish clergy write of the revelation of God in every facet of daily life and thought; from the detailed study of the Bible or the imagery of hymns, to the vulnerable, the stressful and the ordinary pursuits of humanity.

Theme Prayer


This is my blood: Sacrament and community on an outer estate, by Malcolm Guite TSSF
How I wept to hear your hymns and songs, by Julie Nelson
Out of control: Theology in a Post-modern Age, by Esther Reed
Gospel & culture, by Brother Samuel SSF
Where is biblical criticism going?, by James Carleton Paget
Proximate pessimist, ultimate optimist, by Michael Saward
Theology in the pew, by Mary Welsh

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