Hard Apologetics, Soft Apologetics

By George Sumner This reflection is really meant as advice for the Episcopal Church. It may make it more likely that I can be heard if I make it clear, here at the outset, that my idea is equally applicable ... Read More...

Emergent Communion:

What Happened at Lambeth 2022 and What Should Happen Next By George Sumner As we peer into the glass darkly to discern the outlines of a future for global Anglicanism, it is not Canterbury 2022, but rather ... Read More...

Vital Lessons from the Missionary Past

Nourishing Mission Theological Settings By Graham Kings Brill, 2022. Pp. 319, $64. Review by George Sumner Graham Kings’s Nourishing Mission: Theological Settings is a collection of his essays over 40... Read More...

Invasion

By George Sumner Thirty years ago I wrote a dissertation on the Systematic Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg. At the time a critic said that Pannenberg had offered a powerful response to modernity just in time... Read More...

Conversion Matters

The Three Conversions of the Christian Life By Kevin Martin and Robert Michael Lewis Resource Publications. Pp. 74. $10.00 Review by George Sumner Christianity “turned the world upside down” (Acts 17:6)... Read More...

Mission is not a Zero-sum Game

By George Sumner There is quite the row in the Church of England at present over the ambitious proposal called “Myriad” for the launching of 10,000 churches by 2030. One can detect amidst the heated debate p... Read More...

On Doctrine: Seven Theses

By George Sumner “Doctrine,” which means “teaching,” has both more general and more technical senses. The former (general) refers to what a group believes at a particular time. The latter (technical) carr... Read More...

How Reformed Are We?

Anglicanism: A Reformed and Catholic Tradition By Gerald Bray Lexham Press, pp. 128. $23.99 Review by George Sumner To the considerable corpus of works proposing definitions of Anglicanism, Gerald Bray ... Read More...