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George Westhaver

The Rev’d Dr. George Westhaver is the Principal of Pusey House, Oxford, and a fellow of St. Cross College. Before coming to Pusey House in 2013, George...

Jordan Hillebert

The Rev. Dr. Jordan Hillebert was born and raised in the States, completed a Ph.D. in Scotland (University of St Andrews), and is presently Tutor in Theology at the St Padarn’s Institute in Cardiff, Wales.

Relationship, definition, accountability

By Nathaniel W. Pierce. At its simplest level the concept of “covenant” includes three characteristics: relationship, definition, and accountability.

Section 4: commitment in word and deed

By Andrew Goddard. The weakness of the Covenant lies not in the text and its alleged centralization but in the fact that many of the Covenant’s drafters and supporters now doubt that the standing committee and the instruments are sufficiently “fit for purpose.”

A Covenant of consideration

By John C. Bauerschmidt. Gathering is not simply a practical necessity for Christians: it is our vocation.

Make peace, not schism

By Michael Cover. "You shall not make schism, but make peace among those who are fighting" (Didache 4.3).

Choosing mutuality

By Alyson Barnett-Cowan. While it is true that the Communion’s language of “Covenant” was first used in The Windsor Report of 2004, the idea of having a comprehensive, coherent, agreed-upon understanding of how the Anglican family works has been around for a long time.

Eyeball-to-eyeball communion

Perhaps the Covenant is not perfect — no human invention ever will be. But it is more than good enough. It has the potential to work well, if we are committed to making it do so.

Families and accountability

By R. Mwita Akiri. We do not live in a world that allows us to confine ourselves within our own geographical, cultural and social contexts. The world we live in is a global village, and more than that, it has become a dot-com age. We have to relate with and to one another, within and outside our contexts.

Recognizably Anglican

By George R. Sumner. Mission must balance both adaptation and a careful guarding of what is authentically Christian.

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