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Dec
15

Advent Calendar: on a poem by Rowan Williams

Advent Calendar: on a poem by Rowan Williams Lord Williams of Oystermouth is inter alia an impressive poet and translator of poetry, and each Advent, I’ve found myself returning to one of Williams’s poems: “Advent Calendar.”
Nov
7

Sacramental depth in difficulty

Sacramental depth in difficulty Might it be that theological insight is most likely to occur in the state of “vulnerability and unprotectedness,” in those moments that seem very dark indeed? There might be evidence for this in the thought of Bonhoeffer and Merton.
Aug
25

Review: Rowan Williams, Being Christian

What does being Christian entail? What distinguishes the Christian community from other communities? What do the diverse Christian traditions hold in common?
Feb
12

Augustinian brothers? Not so fast

Hard to believe the suggestion that Rowan and Benedict are anti-Thomists. But perhaps they did resist a contemporary “stripping of the altars.”
Nov
5

‘Be disciples today’

Archbishop of Canterbury: “God expects us to be disciples today, not the day after tomorrow.”
Oct
30

Abp. Williams at Vatican synod

“All contemplating of God presupposes God’s own absorbed and joyful knowing of himself and gazing upon himself in the trinitarian life.”
Mar
22

Praise from Singapore

If many in the Anglican world deem the ten-year leadership of the Archbishop of Canterbury a failure, theologians from Singapore interviewed by The Christian Post take a radically different view of the matter.
Mar
16

++Rowan: ‘Not an easy decision’

“It has been an immense privilege to serve as Archbishop of Canterbury over the past decade, and moving on has not been an easy decision.”
Mar
5

Scrutiny, not punishment

From the Archbishop of Canterbury: “[O]ne of the greatest misunderstandings around concerning the Covenant is that it’s some sort of centralising proposal creating an absolute authority which has the right to punish people for stepping out of line. I have to say I think this is completely misleading and false.”

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