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Feb
5

Dante in love

Dante in love By Kevin Dodge Helping those we teach to read the signs of transcendence all around them is, to me, one of the central tasks of Christian education. When we start to see our world differently — as a world of signs “declaring the glory of God” (Ps. 19:1) — this is when distinctly Christian formation begins to take hold.
Feb
2

Walking and talking: roundup of 25 “Primates” responses

Walking and talking: roundup of 25 “Primates” responses By Matt Townsend Official and unofficial responses to the meeting have poured out, making clear that many within the Anglican Communion are walking and talking.
Jan
30

Perspectives on the Primates’ Meeting

Perspectives on the Primates’ Meeting By Josiah Idowu-Fearon The recent gathering of primates has attracted the attention of both secular and church journalists alike, and the blogosphere is so full of commentary and interpretation that I can barely keep up with it. The good news is that the world has noticed the Anglican Communion!
Jan
16

Primates’ Meeting offers diverse Canterbury tales

Primates’ Meeting offers diverse Canterbury tales News analysis from John Martin in Canterbury, and the full Primates' Communiqué.
Nov
20

Learning to tell time liturgically

Learning to tell time liturgically Porter Taylor: Liturgical time is thick. It is different. It is new. And it is utterly real. Our experience with and encounter of the living God through the sacrament of sacraments is the pinnacle of the Church’s worship.
Oct
9

A way forward together (3): prayer book

A way forward together (3): prayer book We fear that a revised prayer book would not be written for the church committed to the Bible and the faith of the apostles, but for the church of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism, with all particularistic and judgmental edges shorn off.
Oct
8

A way forward together (2): ecclesiology

A way forward together (2): ecclesiology If we are indeed to hold together as a church and a Communion, we need a framework and a shared understanding that will last.
Oct
7

A way forward together (1): Christ-centered comprehension

A way forward together (1): Christ-centered comprehension We write as priests of the Episcopal Church, which has now institutionalized doctrinal disagreement on the nature of Christian marriage.
Aug
18

Reading the Gospels for all they’re worth

Reading the Gospels for all they’re worth Joseph Lear: My hope is that this post points to the importance of reading and rereading biblical narrative, searching for Scripture's internal unity.
Aug
17

The Bible in the Life of the Church: a response

The Bible in the Life of the Church: a response Robert MacSwain: I thought it would be a helpful contribution to the current conversation on Scripture to direct readers to the "Ten Themes" and "Seven Principles" of Anglican biblical interpretation that were identified by the Anglican Communion's "Bible in the Life of the Church" project.
Jul
10

Jesus at GC

Jesus at GC As we take stock of General Convention, it would be easy to follow the lead of mass media and place emphasis on the Presiding Bishop election or same-sex marriage. But I think there was a bigger story.
Jun
4

The commandment to love

The commandment to love Paul Nesta writes: "What is the greatest commandment? Jesus’ response to the Pharisees in Matthew 22 is direct and succinct, in a sort of unsurprising and underwhelming way."
May
27

From crisis to renewal: the Episcopal Church and all Creation

From crisis to renewal: the Episcopal Church and all Creation The renewal of the Church and of Creation will require people who know in their bones that the path to life leads through sacrifice and death.
Mar
25

Meet the magazine behind the weblog

Meet the magazine behind the weblog Our parent magazine, The Living Church, invites all readers of Covenant to sign up for a free six-month subscription. In continuous publication since 1878, The Living Church served throughout the twentieth century as the Catholic-minded magazine of record in the Episcopal Church in the United States, in firm support of the advancing ecumenical movement and the rise of a global, interdependent Anglican...

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