Commentary

Scripture, theology, ministry, mission.

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A liturgical evangelical

By Leonard Finn. Charles Simeon essentially seeks an anti-dogmatic dogmatics, a mode of doing theology, which is “Scriptural, in contradistinction to the systematic.
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One body

The leaders of the Episcopal Church now face a “Mauricean” moment, in which the nature and extent of our diversity will be decided.
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Culture and faith

The debate about the influence of what is termed culture on faith lies behind most conflict in the contemporary Western Church. Of course it all depends on how one defines “culture” and how one defines “faith.”
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Quality worship

Are Cathedrals the only congregations capable of excellence in their public worship?
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The Lord’s Day (VIII Pentecost)

With a tailwind, it’s nearly two hours shorter than the westbound trip. On the clock, we landed at O’Hare two hours before we took off in Tokyo!
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Pathways to women’s ordination

If it be asked of me why I affirm women’s ordination I’m afraid my answer must turn first of all to my history and not to a revelation. I was raised Pentecostal, and in most Pentecostal churches, continuing the... Read More...
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After the fall

Many of us, of course, are wondering about what our future is or should be in The Episcopal Church. For my part, I believe I have one, and plan to pursue it.