Have Anglicans made incompatible commitments to different Christian churches in ecumenical dialogue?
Either we consume him, recognizing him in the bread and in the gathered community, or he consumes us.
Our Lord’s prayer on the night before he died remains painfully unfulfilled.
Over at the blog of the Diocese of San Diego, John McAteer has argued that the practice of Communion without baptism is "essential for a proper theology of evangelism."
Timothy Sedgwick has opened a window and let a breath of fresh air into the current Communion debates. Rather than dismissing the issues at hand, he insists we take advantage of this moment.
By Timothy Sedgwick The crisis confronting the the Anglican Communion is not necessarily a tragic moment of division. It is first of all an opportunity to discern what are the ways to respond to Christ's prayer to follow him faithfully that Christians may be one as he and the Father are one, that the world may believe (John 17:21).
When people ask why I became Episcopalian, sometimes I respond by saying I was converted by the ablutions.
As General Convention nears, we find ourselves in a season of “re-imagining” the Church. The truth is this: the parish, the diocese, and the communion abide.