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Jun
16

Sufficient and required?

By Mary Tanner. What is it that constitutes recognisable identity amidst the myriad particularities of time and space?
Dec
18

Cranmer’s elegance and the wondrous exchange

By Brian Crowe. At the heart of the patristic witness is the “wondrous exchange” (admirabile commercium) — the Eternal Son becomes human so that human beings can become sons and daughter of the Father.
Dec
16

Covenants and fragments

By Ephraim Radner. The recently disclosed rupture in the relationship of the Rwandan House of Bishops and bishops of the Anglican Mission in the Americas, although hardly yet resolved or completely transparent, illumines at least a couple of key elements about ecclesial existence, especially among Anglicans.
Nov
20

Rebooting Anglican communication

By Michael Poon. Accountability and interdependence express our communal life: “one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father” (Eph. 4:4-6).
Oct
23

From autonomy to communion

By Titre Ande Georges. We need the right balance between the “one” and the “many.”
Sep
23

Greeting the saints

By Victoria Matthews. What would happen if the provinces of the Communion were equally dedicated to being in relationship one with another, no matter what?
Sep
12

The Anglican Communion: A brief history lesson

By Robert W. Prichard. To find the beginnings of the Anglican Communion, one has to fast forward to 1838 and the efforts of two bishops who were desirous of a closer relationship between the Church of England and the Episcopal Church.
Aug
26

Relationship, definition, accountability

By Nathaniel W. Pierce. At its simplest level the concept of “covenant” includes three characteristics: relationship, definition, and accountability.
Aug
19

Section 4: commitment in word and deed

By Andrew Goddard. The weakness of the Covenant lies not in the text and its alleged centralization but in the fact that many of the Covenant’s drafters and supporters now doubt that the standing committee and the instruments are sufficiently “fit for purpose.”
Aug
5

A Covenant of consideration

By John C. Bauerschmidt. Gathering is not simply a practical necessity for Christians: it is our vocation.
Jul
22

Make peace, not schism

By Michael Cover. "You shall not make schism, but make peace among those who are fighting" (Didache 4.3).
Jul
1

Choosing mutuality

By Alyson Barnett-Cowan. While it is true that the Communion’s language of “Covenant” was first used in The Windsor Report of 2004, the idea of having a comprehensive, coherent, agreed-upon understanding of how the Anglican family works has been around for a long time.
Jun
17

Eyeball-to-eyeball communion

By Thabo C. Makgoba. Perhaps the Covenant is not perfect — no human invention ever will be. But it is more than good enough. It has the potential to work well, if we are committed to making it do so.
Jun
3

Families and accountability

By R. Mwita Akiri. We do not live in a world that allows us to confine ourselves within our own geographical, cultural and social contexts. The world we live in is a global village, and more than that, it has become a dot-com age. We have to relate with and to one another, within and outside our contexts.

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