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Jul
10

Miscarriage, barrenness, and the sacrament of marriage in the Anglican Church of Canada

Miscarriage, barrenness, and the sacrament of marriage in the Anglican Church of Canada Is marriage God's “pastoral response” to our hurt and suffering?
Jun
15

Consume or be consumed

Consume or be consumed Either we consume him, recognizing him in the bread and in the gathered community, or he consumes us.
Jun
11

Evaluating ‘This Holy Estate’: Same-sex marriage, and a failed argument from analogy

Evaluating ‘This Holy Estate’: Same-sex marriage, and a failed argument from analogy The report seeks a unique definition of marriage for same-sex partners, but never provides it. Instead, it resorts to an unrelated analogy.
May
5

You might be a monist

You might be a monist Monism is all rather heady, but it bears on several theological topics, including Christology and ecclesiology.
Sep
17

The burden of self-righteousness

The burden of self-righteousness The social pressure to "apologize" is always intended to make the person submit and conform to the herd. Until that time, the public shaming will be relentless.
Jul
24

It isn’t fair, Manasseh

It isn’t fair, Manasseh Justice, it would seem, is deferred. Our fathers pass the buck to us, and we pass it to the next generation.
May
27

What God has joined together: the sacraments of marriage and baptism

What God has joined together: the sacraments of marriage and baptism Marriage, insofar as parenthood renders it sacramental, finds its ultimate end in the union of Christ and the Church and its penultimate end in "nurturing" children in the faith.
Mar
27

Evangelicals still aren’t Jewish enough: a roundabout argument for infant baptism

Evangelicals still aren’t Jewish enough: a roundabout argument for infant baptism If you've lived in evangelical sub-culture long enough, you probably have Gentile friends who try to do the Messianic Jew thing, kippahs, tallits, shofars, and all. But it's not enough.
Jan
23

Culture of conspiracy

Culture of conspiracy Conspiracy theories used to be the specialty of anti-Semitic, New Age, or Christian dispensationalist subcultures, but, over the last decade and with the advent of the Internet, they've become more mainstream.
Nov
25

The baggage of evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail

The baggage of evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail Fortunately or unfortunately, there still seems to be an ever widening stream of ex-evangelical converts to Anglicanism, sometimes to the mutual benefit of those involved, but often to the loss of evangelical denominations.
Sep
10

Jeff Boldt

Jeff Boldt is a doctoral candidate at Wycliffe College, Toronto, and a postulant in the Anglican Church of Canada.

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