Features
15 Gifts with Anglican Spirit

16 Truth in Fiction
BY BOYD WRIGHT

18 Gift Books for Children
BY HEATHER NEWTON

News
12 Council Wants Dialogue with Common Cause Partnership

Opinion
20 Guest Column
The Down-and-Dirty Gospel
BY JOSEPH DAVIS

21 Editorials
Little Time for Stalling

22 Reader’s Viewpoint
In These Hard Times
BY TONY NOBLE

24 Letters
Celebrity Mentality

Other Departments
4 Sunday’s Readings

5 Short & Sharp

9 Books

30 People & Places