A theology of death should be accompanied by a healthy dose of agnosticism, since what happens after death is up to God and not to us.
I realized one day how many things I did as a priest because I liked them without having thought them through and without trying to understand the "why" behind my actions.
The struggle over Gentile inclusion has become a totem in Church conflicts for anyone wishing to claim historical precedent for their side of the argument.
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.
The Church of England has kicked the devil out of its baptismal rite. This move concerns me. This sort of attempt at cultural intelligibility usually backfires and ends up making beliefs far more ambiguous and people's feelings more ambivalent.