Commentary

Scripture, theology, ministry, mission.

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Sunday Sermon: Reforming tastes

There are questions, of course, about what constitutes a matter of taste. But few of us would really disagree that once you do find that mystical territory of taste, rational argument doesn’t enter into it.
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Mission & the Daily Office I

One of the great achievements of the liturgical revisions of the last century for Anglicans lies in making the Eucharist the central act of worship for the church. Yet one of the attendant misfortunes, which se... Read More...
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Boycotting the virtues away

Whether or not you go to Chick-fil-A (or any business) does not exhaust your possibilities as a moral agent.
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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?