Category: Anglicanism

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Charles, king and martyr, pray for us

Charles was martyred so that Anglican Christians would still have bishops (and the whole three-fold ministry). In other words, this martyr valued the Gospel and the church more than his own life. He is a witness for us. That is what a martyr is, after all.

Catholicity and creativity

Way back in August, I wrote about freedom, creativity, and accountability. Basically, I argued that when it comes to the Christian life — and especially in the post, to the church — it’s not...

ACNA by the numbers

Over at some conservative Anglican websites (for example, here or here), one of the favorite pastimes is to post statistics of the Episcopal Church or of particular parishes and scoff at the decline in numbers....

Of the 39 Articles of Religion

“Whatever.” That will be the reaction of many 7WD readers upon learning that I intend to write about one of the 39 Articles of Religion on each of the remaining days of Lent (not...

Stole Gate

It’s always good to spice up headlines by combining nouns with the word “Gate”. Readers are instantly transported to the murky times of presidential cover-ups and “Deep Throat”. Besides Watergate, there’s Contra Gate, Travel...

Choosing the better path

Conservative Anglicans love to crow about numbers (unless the numbers work against their narrative). We Episcopalians are told that we must be wrong, because the vast majority of the Anglican Communion have different views....