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Lectia Biblia V: for the first-time Bible reader

I’ve written several times over the past couple years of blogging about ways that Christians can, should, and/or do read the Bible.  But lately I’ve been reminded of the reality that there are Christians who’ve never read much of the Bible … Continue reading

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Holidays & Scripture Readings

I wanted to take a moment to point out one of the top ten holidays in the Christian year: the feast of the Transfiguration is today, August 6th.  It commemorates that mystical mountain-top experience when the Apostles Peter, James, and … Continue reading

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Anglican Spirituality: reading the Bible

This is part of a lesson taught at Grace Anglican Church today.  It’s also, in a sense, an offshoot of my article “Anglicanism as a way of being Christian” from a couple weeks ago. Anglicans read the Bible in three … Continue reading

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lectia biblia IV

Different Styles of Reading the Bible Something that has cropped up in recent conversations with friends as well as come across in sermon recordings and YouTube videos is the question of how to read the Bible.  I mean how in … Continue reading

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Basics of Anglican Spirituality

Anglican spirituality is Catholic.  By that I mean it’s directly in line with historic Christian faith and practice.  It has its own flavor, as every local realization of the global Church does, but it nevertheless matches the same spirituality that … Continue reading

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Not Each, but All

A lot of Christians have told me that they’re not into the liturgical tradition.  they don’t see the point of it, or they don’t think it means much to them personally, or it’s not their style; some even think liturgy … Continue reading

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Three-fold Rule of Christian Worship (revisited)

The following post is a bit of a repeat of something I wrote in July, except now better in prose, because it was prepared as a homily of sorts (which I didn’t end up getting to share in person, but … Continue reading

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