For L.S. Thornton, “what is given to us in the gospels is the revealed Word of God, whether verbally identical with Christ’s spoken word or not.”
If “No Covenant,” what? How do Anglicans express a sound doctrine of the Church without competent instruments of unity?
By Mary Tanner. What is it that constitutes recognisable identity amidst the myriad particularities of time and space?
By Peter M. Doll. Here is the challenge the Covenant poses to the churches of the Anglican Communion: to commit themselves to a deeper fellowship with one another.
By Mark D. Chapman. Conflict over what is necessary to salvation is part of what it is to be a catholic Christian. The local needs therefore to relate to the universal. Catholicity cannot be limited purely to one’s own context.
By Brian Crowe. At the heart of the patristic witness is the “wondrous exchange” (admirabile commercium) — the Eternal Son becomes human so that human beings can become sons and daughter of the Father.
By Ephraim Radner. The recently disclosed rupture in the relationship of the Rwandan House of Bishops and bishops of the Anglican Mission in the Americas, although hardly yet resolved or completely transparent, illumines at least a couple of key elements about ecclesial existence, especially among Anglicans.
By Michael Poon. Accountability and interdependence express our communal life: “one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father” (Eph. 4:4-6).