Editorial

John Jewel, Confident Visibilist

John Jewel's Apology for the Church of England is a classic of Anglican ecclesiology and a touchstone for understanding the church's visibility.

TLC and #GivingTuesday

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The Elusively Unitary Church

Is there some way to sort out these varying approaches, perhaps as a contribution to the healing of divisions among Episcopalians and Anglicans more broadly, thence perhaps as a service to the one Church of Christ?

Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates

Those who take up such work rarely win wealth and glory by it, for all the sacrifice it demands. The things they produce, the art that serves the liturgy of God’s people, is a common work of praise, an expression of love. “Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name be the praise” (Ps. 115:1).

Taught by Strange Words

Sometimes a strange word in a Bible reading or a liturgical text may be a stumbling block to one “almost persuaded” (Acts 26:28). We discover new things in old texts, or hear words intended for building up used only to tear down. Just how much time do we have to explain in an age of shortened attention spans and sporadic Sunday attendance?