Is the Church of England a Gnostic Sect?

Jul 22, 2017 by

by David W Virtue, VOL: True apostolic succession. Almost deafened by the babel of voices in the contemporary church, how are we to decide whom to follow? The answer is: we must test them all by the teaching of the apostles of Jesus Christ. ‘Peace and mercy’ will be on the church when...

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Why Pelagianism matters (including for the Church of England)

Jul 19, 2017 by

by Matthew Roberts: At last week’s C of E General Synod, Synod member Jayne Ozanne presented an argument for her motion for the C of E to ban ‘gay conversion therapy’ which began with these remarkable words: ‘The Bible teaches us that we are each fearfully and wonderfully made (Ps.139.14), and...

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Richard Rohr – Is His Teaching Biblical?

Apr 26, 2017 by

By Jane Krammer, Anglican Mainstream[1]. This paper has been researched and written as a result of a deep concern over those Christian friends who have turned away from a more biblically based Christian faith to follow the teachings of Richard Rohr and the Center for Action and Contemplation. Many...

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The ongoing influence of ‘new Gnosticism’ among C of E evangelicals

Apr 25, 2017 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Perhaps two decades ago, new postmodern teachings and ways of doing church began to gain a following among many evangelicals in the English speaking world. They were characterized by calls for “generous orthodoxy”, and their questioning of traditional...

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Athanasius, Irenaeus, and the Church of England Bus

Mar 29, 2017 by

By Gavin Ashenden, AAC I was recently reading an argument about whether or not Irenaeus of Lyon really wrote “The glory of God is a human being fully alive”. The Latin is Gloria Dei est vivens homo! There was complaint that to add ‘fully alive’ is to buy into the Jungian-...

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Answering the heretical bishops of the Church of England

Dec 3, 2016 by

by Gavin Ashenden: […]  It is always a matter of deep sorrow when bishops in particular, who were ordained to be guardians of the biblical and apostolic faith, allow themselves to be directed and infused by spirits that set themselves against the Holy Spirit. Much of the struggle of the...

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