Ministerial training has increasingly moved towards the “practical” and the ethical, and away from the doctrinal and the abstract. What is implicitly said is that what matters is that ministers can offer pastoral care and lead communities in improving society
Fr. Mac Stewart reviews two volumes in patristics, concerned especially with the character of Catholic doctrine.
The unity of common prayer is only a projection that denies that we are, in fact, a divided church.
I don’t believe that doctrine should be legislated, period. This was once a fairly common view in Anglican circles.
Monism is all rather heady, but it bears on several theological topics, including Christology and ecclesiology.
A theology of Creation is absolutely critical for understanding a number of disputed doctrinal issues.
William writes: “Might you have some encouraging words for someone who is recently converted to Anglicanism / Episcopalianism — who does not want to join ACNA, AMiA, or, for example, the Reformed Episcopal Church — who wants to enter TEC but is frightened because of its current, tragic state?”
Is rape "something that God intended to happen"?