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An Acts 8 moment?

For the last couple of weeks, I have been in much conversation with Susan Snook and Tom Ferguson (known for their blogs, A Good and Joyful Thing and Crusty Old Dean). We have been...

Angels: setting the record straight

Our culture has an angel problem. Lots of people talk about angels. Guardian angel this, Hallmark card that. Angels appear on TV shows. Angels are regular features in all manner of popular culture, high...

Practicing our slogan

“The Episcopal Church welcomes you!” That’s our deal, right? We’re welcoming. Or not so much. Now that I’m not serving in a parish, I have been visiting lots of Episcopal congregations. It’s been illuminating,...

Article XXXVII: Of the civil magistrates

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXXVII: Of the civil magistrates The Queen’s Majesty hath the chief power in this realm of England and other her dominions,...

Article XXXV: Of Homilies

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXXV: Of Homilies The second Book of Homilies, the several titles whereof we have joined under this Article, doth contain a...

Article XXXII: Of the marriage of priests

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXXII: Of the marriage of priests Bishops, Priests, and Deacons are not commanded by God’s laws either to vow the estate...