As I celebrate four years as a pastor and priest of Christ’s people, I find my life and the work of ministry to be full of joy, more than I could have ever imagined.
As the C of E struggles over issues in human sexuality, we might hope for more than attention to establishment and "apostolicity." Instead, we seek a recognition of the Church of England's providential role as a servant in the formation of a global Communion of national churches straining for a more Catholic identity, not ignoring the gift of the local, but always with an eye towards the graces of the universal.
For years now I have been working on articles and a dissertation about a person I would consider the greatest Anglican theologian of the 20th century, Lionel S. Thornton. His voluminous writings display a depth... Read More...
I can only lament yet another airing of Anglicanism’s dirty laundry: namely, the fear and anxiety of all parties regarding any settled, visible consensus around human sexuality, both within national churches and in the Anglican Communion at large.