articles by William J. Tighe

26.6 — Nov/Dec 2013

The Gnostic Evangelist

The Neo-Gnostic "Alternative Christianity" of Elaine Pagels


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


23.2 — March/April 2010

Passover to Easter

On the Origins of the Primary Feast of the Christian Church


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


22.8 — November/December 2009

Remains of the Swedes

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


22.2 — March 2009

The Making of Lent

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


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


20.7 — September 2007

East Reads West

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


18.3 — April 2005

Abusing the Fathers

The Windsor Report’s Misleading Appeal to Nicea


17.9 — November 2004

Willful Deceit

Why I Am a Catholic
by Garry Wills


16.10 — December 2003

Calculating Christmas

on the Story Behind December 25


16.2 — March 2003

Swedes Adrift

The Plight of Conservatives in the Church of Sweden


15.6 — July/August 2002

Out on a Limb in Norway

An Interview with Norwegian Dissident Roald Flemestad


15.4 — May 2002

The Engulfed Cathedral

The Latest from Sweden’s Avant-Garde Church


14.4 — May 2001

Latvia Revived

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


14.3 — April 2001

The Pilgrim Church

Safeguarding the Faith in Hostile Environments


13.7 — September 2000

Paths & Polemics

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


13.6 — July/August 2000

Swedish Dissent

Life as an Orthodox Churchman in the Church of Sweden: An interview with Dag Sandahl


12.6 — November/December 1999

Norwegian Woes


12.5 — September/October 1999

The Thames & the Tiber

The Roman Option
by William Oddie


12.4 — July/August 1999

East Meets English

The International Symposium on English Translations of Byzantine Liturgical Texts


12.1 — January/February 1999

Old Catholics, New Doctrines

The Demise of the Union of Utrecht


11.6 — November/December 1998

Berserker in the Cathedral

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



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One Flesh of Purest Gold

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