Confessing Christ: Pope Peter?

Bede points to Peter’s exaltation (historical and, it seems ongoing) over the other apostles as a sign: that those who would enter the Church and be saved must remain in the faith of Peter and in the fellowship of the Church.

Anglicanism redux

What does it mean to be an Episcopalian anyway? We are onto important questions in the midst of our divisions. Our differences nowadays take on global dimensions. On other matters, churches all around the wo... Read More...

Primatial option for the Covenant

Something like the Anglican Covenant remains “the only game in town," for the simple reason that it delivers a synthesis of Anglican thinking about the Church wrought as a vision for the future. The alternatives are amnesia at best, innovation at worst.

Postscript: fides ex auditu

The proliferation of popular I am hurt and wounded style songs is itself sobering, having moved well beyond the pathos of, say, Patsy Cline in their stark descriptions.

TBT 2009: 42 theses on Anglicanism

From time to time in history, there are periods of tremendous upset, which occur at the same time as periods of tremendous intellectual ferment. Anglicanism is undergoing the birth pains of a new synthesis.