Priesthood and Masculinity

May 3, 2018 by

by Fr. Stephen De Young, Ancient Faith: The theme of priesthood in the scriptures begins at the very beginning. The first eleven chapters of the book of Genesis draw heavily on the literature and traditions of the surrounding nations, though always with alteration, and in some cases even...

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Steve Chalke: the wrath of God and the experience of Grace

May 1, 2018 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Steve Chalke tweeted about the wrath of God which is apparently often heaped on his head by ‘Church people’ (as opposed to Christians?), compared to the grace he experiences directly from God, which is obviously preferred. A gracious response was tweeted, setting the...

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Secularism & the Church of England: The Future For Orthodox Anglicans Committed to the Gospel and the Catholicity of the Church.

Apr 27, 2018 by

Gavin Ashenden’s paper at the Oxford Anglican Patrimony Conference: ‘The Gospel and Catholic Church’. This conference has rightly set out to look both backwards and forwards. Back to the inspiration of Ramsey’s interpretations of the symbiotic mutuality of Gospel and Catholicity, and forward...

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The Best Defense Is a Good Offense: C.S. Lewis’s Abolition of Man

Apr 20, 2018 by

by Micah Watson, Public Discourse: A new critical edition of Lewis’s 1943 classic adds a treasure trove of supplementary material. Lewis’s warnings about the consequences of jettisoning natural law remain as trenchant today as they were when delivered during the Second World War. Almost twenty...

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Why Christians must rub salt in society’s wounds

Apr 15, 2018 by

by Jules Gomes, Rebel Priest: Rodney Stark is not a Christian. He is an agnostic. He holds the position of Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University, Texas. He has undertaken extensive sociological research to explain the phenomenal growth of early Christianity. ‘How did...

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Evangelicals, ‘differentiation’ and the global Church

Feb 8, 2018 by

by Andrew Symes, Church of England Newspaper: A document entitled ‘Gospel, Church and Marriage: Preserving Apostolic Faith and Life’ (or ‘AFL’) has recently been published and circulated within evangelical networks. Although the authorship of AFL is anonymous, it has been endorsed by the Church of...

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