Updates on The Episcopal Church of the USA’s attempts at Prayer Book revision

Jul 11, 2018 by

Kevin Kallsen talks to Jeff Walton, who attended TEC’s General Convention, on the progress of the revision of the Prayer Book to include gay marriage liturgy.  Also discussed is the new leadership (and new name) of the LGBT activist group, Integrity. In this video, Bishop Brewer throws...

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Common Prayer, or Predictable Politics?

Jul 11, 2018 by

by Carl R Trueman, First Things: As Western society continues its relentless purge of the pre-political, the body count keeps mounting. Yesterday’s harmless activity—say, boys-only scouting—is tomorrow’s act of cisgendered heteronormative patriarchal oppression of the Other. Like some...

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US bishops seek to halt Prayer Book revision and deter leavers

Jul 5, 2018 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times; A COMPROMISE that would avoid making changes to the Prayer Book’s references to marriage has been proposed by bishops in the Episcopal Church of the United States, in an effort to avoid the departure of members who hold a traditional view, including immigrant and...

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Is God Male or Gender-Neutral? Episcopal Church Begins Debate on Book of Common Prayer

Jul 4, 2018 by

by Steve Warren, CBN News: Since before the days of the early church, God has always been addressed in prayers as a male, including terms like Father, King, and Lord. In the New Testament, Jesus taught his disciples to pray to God using a male term. In Luke 11:1-4, one of the disciples asked Jesus...

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Church and Youth: The Shock of the Old

Mar 1, 2018 by

by Fergus Butler-Gallie, Prayer Book Society: As a teenager, Fergus Butler-Gallie was struck by the power of a book that, he was told, belonged in the past. Unlikely resurrections should not surprise us; they are supposed to be our stock-in-trade. Nevertheless, judging by the reaction of some...

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Alan Titchmarsh recommends listening to ‘magical language’ of traditional Anglican prayer book

Jan 12, 2018 by

By Eno Adeogun, Premier: TV gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh has opened up about his love of the language used in the traditional Anglican prayer book. The television presenter and novelist said singing as a chorister at All Saints Parish Church in Ilkley, Yorkshire from the age of eight instilled...

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