By Leander S. Harding The Glory of God and the Transfiguration of Christ is the title of a small book by the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury, Michael Ramey. The book is a reflection on the use of the word “gl... Read More...
Our hopes for the Church do not rest on human perfection but on divine grace.
The Church of England needs an improved theological understanding of the orders of ministry, such as the late Archbishop Michael Ramsey offered.
There are two principal ways of speaking of Anglo-Catholicism: as a matter of “taste,” and as a matter of truth.
For those who take pride in being Episcopalian, I offer the following “Top 10 reasons not to boast in Anglicanism,” inspired by the Princeton Proposal for Christian Unity and The Gospel and the Catholic Church by Archbishop Michael Ramsey.
Rowan Williams: "It is more attractive to go in quest of the real Church than to seek for the pattern of Cross and Resurrection in the heart of where we happen to find ourselves. But Ramsey implicitly warns us that the quest can be a way back to the self-defining and self-protective religious institution that always distorts or stifles the gospel."
Anglicanism has become factious in the extreme, and one cannot help but wonder if the spirit of Christ-like gratuity, of self-effacement for the sake of the Body, has been quashed by a climate of hyper-self-consciousness.