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Dec
20

Building faith that will last

Matt Marino writes: “All branches of the American church have a problem retaining young adults.”
Dec
8

Polity ‘primer’: ACI’s response

The identity of those preparing this primer — most have participated as counsel or witnesses or have been listed as potential witnesses in the various lawsuits — makes obvious that the primary purpose of this document is its perceived usefulness in litigation.
Oct
22

Spiritual baseball

The unlikely path to intimacy with Jesus
Aug
30

Renewing your youth

The 15-year-old of a decade ago is the 25-year-old dropping out of church today.
Dec
16

Actors and preachers

By Fleming Rutledge. Christian ministry means living with the anguish and the inexplicability of this mortal life, not reaching too quickly for easy answers.
Oct
31

Dumbing abandonment down

By Mark McCall: “The larger question is whether South Carolina intended to leave the Episcopal Church by these acts. The answer quite obviously is no.”
Jul
30

A liturgical evangelical

By Leonard Finn. Charles Simeon essentially seeks an anti-dogmatic dogmatics, a mode of doing theology, which is “Scriptural, in contradistinction to the systematic.
Jul
3

Ordered administration

By Cheryl White. The diocese has been the organizational framework for the life of the Church throughout the ages.
Jun
19

A pioneer for Anglican unity

By Peter M. Doll. If the ardent spirits of youth brought Henry Caswall to America, a more mature Romanticism later channeled them into a hopeful vision of a worldwide communion of Anglican churches.
Jun
16

Sufficient and required?

By Mary Tanner. What is it that constitutes recognisable identity amidst the myriad particularities of time and space?
Jun
6

One use

By John C. Bauerschmidt. “All the whole realm shall have but one use”: with this phrase the preface of the first Book of Common Prayer marked the end of the old liturgical regime that had prevailed in England in the Middle Ages, with various liturgical “uses” prevailing in different dioceses, religious orders, and cathedral churches, and the establishment of one use throughout England, authorized by Parliament and enforced by the power of the Crown.
May
21

Checks and balances

By Derek Olsen. How should we consider the roles and responsibilities of the presiding bishop and the president of the House of Deputies — historically, theologically, and canonically?
May
14

The message of the mission

By Thomas Ferguson. Budgets are often understood as extensions of ideological understandings of the nature and role of an institution. In the church, they evidence the ways in which we shape, incarnate, and give emphasis to how we are called to carry out God’s mission entrusted to us.
May
8

General Convention’s roles

By Timothy E. Kimbrough. The Episcopal Church as custodian, steward, mission source, and town hall.

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