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What Next?

What Next?

St. Benedict of Nursia Ut Unum Sint Pope Saint John Paul II’s Encyclical Letter Ut Unum Sint was and remains a landmark document in ecumenical relations. It opined and offered opportunities for effective bridge-building that, for the first time since Vatican II, presented some highly practical suggestions for visible and viable unity. This [...]

The Monstrance and the Covenant

The Monstrance and the Covenant

The more I read Covenant Theology, the less I understand how one can hold to it and not like Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. About this point somebody might chime in with that part of the Articles of Religion which says, “The Sacraments were not ordained of Christ to be gazed upon, or to be carried about, but that we should duly use [...]

Towards a Coherent Ecclesiology

Towards a Coherent Ecclesiology

When the Anglican Church in North America was first formed, the Bishop of South Carolina complained that it  lacked ‘ecclesiological coherence.’ I thought at the time: well of course it does; that is what the adjective “Anglican” stands for in the Anglican Church of North America!  One presumes that Bishop Lawrence did not mean to [...]