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Augustine of Canterbury

Saint Augustine of Canterbury was a missionary sent from Rome to England in the year 595.  Great Britain and Ireland had heard the Gospel in the first century, and even had representatives at some of the Ecumenical Councils from the … Continue reading

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Archbishop Michael Ramsey

Arthur Michael Ramsey was born in Cambridge in 1904, entered ministry in the Church of England in the 1920’s, and went on to be the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury, from 1961-1974. His memory is perhaps emphasized rather differently by different … Continue reading

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How is ministry carried out – summarizing Articles 31-36

Articles 31 through 36 are a mix of theological and practical points of faith.  As with the previous Articles on the Church and the Sacraments, the positions here are navigated in between the excesses of Rome and the excesses of … Continue reading

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Article 36: The Ordinal

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 36 states: XXXVI. Of Consecration of Bishops and Ministers The Book of Consecration of Archbishops and Bishops, and Ordering of Priests and Deacons, lately set forth … Continue reading

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Article 33: The Excommunicated

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 33 states: XXXIII. Of Excommunicate Persons, how they are to be avoided That person which by open denunciation of the Church is rightly cut off from … Continue reading

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Article 32: Married Clergy

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 32 states: XXXII. Of the Marriage of Priests Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, are not commanded by God’s Law, either to vow the estate of single life, … Continue reading

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On the Ordination of Women in 2017

Perhaps the most noteworthy bugbear of the Anglican Church in North America is the fact that we have (fiercely) divided opinions on the subject of the ordination of women.  The status quo set forth in the Constitution & Canons since the … Continue reading

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