Bray’s new edition draws together three main doctrinal handbooks of the 16th century, all more referenced than read by scholars and students alike: The Bishops’ Book (1537), The King’s Book (1543), and Bishop Bonner’s Book (1555).
The problems faced in TEC are not unique, but continue to bedevil numerous provinces. They are not going away, and are only likely to increase in scope as time goes on.
The God we worship is beyond our imagining, our language, our control.
The Church renews us with temporal sacraments and sketches of heavenly things.
Toward the end of Luke's Gospel, we find Jesus running urgently toward Jerusalem for his triumph and betrayal.
We live in an age of diminished faith, and of dead, eclipsed gods.
In Christian speech, we are bound together on the path of knowledge whose end is God.
Perhaps our vocation is to stay with and even die for the one we identify as a heretic in our midst.