What is it that Peter, John, and James perceive when they follow Jesus up the mountain and enter into the silence of Tabor? Not “words” as they are wont to hear them, but speech, singular and purified.
Part two of “Apologia episcoporum: Anglican Catholicism and the reformation of ecclesial order”
There are two principal ways of speaking of Anglo-Catholicism: as a matter of “taste,” and as a matter of truth.
Ascension and Pentecost represent two movements — the upward and the downward — of Luke’s “new Sinai,” the initiation and ratification of Christ’s new covenant.
Radner's book on figural exegesis is a gift to the Church, and warrants serious, sustained attention by pastors and scholars alike.
Why has this particular piece of escapist nostalgia stolen our hearts?
“Being in history” is literally an impossibility, or at least an oxymoron. Ordinary humans can only really be in the present.