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Ask an Anglican: Why trust the Fathers?

Ian, who writes from Australia, says that he has a lot of difficulty talking to other young Christians about why the historic teaching of the Church ought to carry any weight. 1,736 more words


On The Eucharist: Defanging the Black Rubric

It has to be acknowledged up front that the Black Rubric is an embarrassment. At best, it is an unclear statement of a partial truth about the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. 1,783 more words


Good Queen Bess

Since I first studied the Elizabethan Settlement back in seminary, I have been an admirer of Queen Elizabeth I and her role in securing a future for Anglicanism. 1,215 more words

General Posts

The Anglican Way: Magisterial Worship

One of the common critiques of Western Christians, of either the Roman Catholic or the Protestant variety, is that we are obsessed with systematizing our faith. 1,689 more words


Ask an Anglican: Eucharistic Adoration

Piggybacking on my last post on the 39 Articles, the always insightful BC of Catholicity and Covenant writes:

It would be good to read your views specifically on Article 28.

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Dearly Beloved: An Anglican Theology of Marriage (Part I)


What is marriage? Where does it come from? Does it have a fixed shape and contours or is it more fluid and evolving? These questions lie deep in the background of discussions in the Church about sexuality, blessing, and human flourishing. 1,391 more words