Elizabeth The Gracious

By Graham Kings The Queen is dead. Long live the King. These ancient, traditional words turn amidst the churning. Simultaneously, they brusquely announce a heart-rending fact and joyfully pronounce a righ... Read More...

Reflection on the Queen

By Chip Prehn Late one night in 1985, I was walking around the inside of Canterbury Cathedral in good company.  I was seeing that stupendous building for the first time with an American bishop who knew the p... Read More...

Queen Elizabeth’s Anglican Faithfulness

By Rowan Williams A great deal has by now been written about Queen Elizabeth, and ample tribute has been paid to her stature. It has been intriguing to see how commentators have tiptoed around the question of her personal faith: everyone who has given this ... Read More...

Love, Prayer, and Her Majesty the Queen

By Jonathan Turtle Like so many people I was deeply saddened by the recent death of the Queen but it didn’t quite hit me until I was in the pulpit on the morning of Sunday, September 11 and I reached the par... Read More...

Should We Beatify the Queen?

By David Goodhew Should we beatify Queen Elizabeth II? The idea is utterly mad. For one thing, the Queen would be appalled by such a conceit. For another, beatification is not how Anglicans do things. Mor... Read More...

The curse of the via media

The cherished Episcopal notion, that we are a church of right-thinking, reasonable people, is going to be the death of us. Don’t get me wrong: I am all for right thinking and reason in equal measure, and indeed compromise, and some sort of Anglican via media m... Read More...