The contact points are different than they used to be, and the next steps are different as well — in fact, so different that my parish is having trouble figuring out what they are or how to help people find them.
Rather than sweeping doctrinal differences under the rug, Eighth Day Institute seeks to focus its ecumenism on the theological riches of ancient Christianity, which Christians of both East and West can claim as their heritage.
I pray that the story of the Church of England’s missionary calling with the Anglican Communion will not be forgotten.
Quintember is perhaps an ideal read for Episcopalians who have reached our Anglican shores as refugees from Methodist, Baptist, or other Protestant climes, for those who have entered the fold from the campus of American (neo-)classical paganism, and for those seeking asylum from the lawless badlands of postmodern relativism.
Both academic theology and the Church may well have a very different relationship to the academy in two or three decades; events like this are opportune moments to reflect on how these shifts may benefit the Church.
Until quite recently, I never imagined I would end up at an event that was splashed all over the British tabloid press and only moved to London after it had been banned from Malaysia.