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Nathan Jennings

The Rev. Dr. Nathan Jennings is the J. Milton Richardson Professor of Liturgics and Anglican Studies and Director of Community Worship at Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, TX.

Advent: Gearing Up For All Twelve Days

A former Roman Catholic student preparing to become an Episcopal priest recently asked me why we retain the Twelve Days of Christmas as Anglicans, but...

The Way of Love: Pray

Part of a series on The Way of Love. By Nathan Jennings Bishop Curry’s Way of Love provides the church with “practices for a Jesus-centered life.” Many...

Jeremy Taylor’s Eucharistic Rite Revisited, Part 3

A Eucharistic Prayer By Nathan Jennings and Richelle Thompson In this series, we offer prayers edited from the corpus of Jeremy Taylor as examples of alternative...

Jeremy Taylor’s Eucharistic Rite Revisited, Part 2

Material for the Holy Communion By Nathan Jennings and Richelle Thompson In this series, we offer prayers edited from the corpus of Jeremy Taylor as examples...

Jeremy Taylor’s Eucharistic Rite Revisited, Part 1

Material for the Service of the Word By Nathan Jennings and Richelle Thompson The phrase “experimental liturgy” often evoke a sense of leaving behind traditional texts,...

A Window into Conservative Thought

Roger Scruton provides a voice of gentle, thoughtful, intellectually rigorous traditional conservatism.

The impulse to revise: The habit of American prayer books

Is prayer book revision a rational response to a current encounter? Or could this perhaps represent a more habitual response?

A concise prayer book

Many want to be reconnected to a tradition from which they feel distanced. They want ancient, connected, continuous, simple, transformative liturgy.

Appointed to be read: The Authorized Version, my go-to Bible

I have recently found myself reading the Authorized Version (a.k.a. the King James Version) for my devotions.

Zombies, pop culture, and the wage slave

Perhaps the zombie may be a myth at home in the post-Christendom of late modern society.