Monthly Archives: January 2013

Help, the Loonies are taking over the Asylum!

Sorry for the provocative title, but the current exchange of comments on Re-reforming Anglicanism? raises many questions about the validity of the assumptions of any of us. Just this morning, I read in a magazine about the fact that the municipal … Continue reading

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Article on the Octave of Christian Unity

This is an interesting one in Virtue Online – Anglicanism, the Universal Church and the Octave of Christian Unity. Some parts of it could almost have been written by Soloviev! Towards the end of this long article, I see where … Continue reading

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Re-reforming Anglicanism?

I always enjoy reading the Old High Churchman and the reasoned reflections of Archbishop Peter Robinson, a case in point being his most recent Keeping Things Tidy. As usual, I see the same binary choice being offered between an idealised … Continue reading

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Please pray for Fr Laurence Wells

Fr Robert Hart informs us in his blog: Fr. Wells I have been informed by Archbishop Haverland that Fr. Laurence Wells is in the hospital because he has suffered a stroke. I urge prayers from all of you. He will … Continue reading

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Facing a World without Christianity

I occasionally look at the blog of Fr Ray Blake, who is a Roman Catholic priest in Brighton. He bewails the increasing secularism in England through his entry of yesterday, Like the Monks of Egypt. I have very simple questions … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and Young People

Euthanasia and Young People One evening, my mother and I were sitting in the lounge and we were talking about life and death. I said to her: “Mum, never let me live in a vegetative state in which I would … Continue reading

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From the TTAC Website

A reflection on What makes the Traditional Anglican Church of Britain Traditional? has appeared in the TTAC website. It dates from the very beginning of this year. It seems as though the English member Church of the TAC has a … Continue reading

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A TAC Census

Deborah Gyapong has a post on her blog (no comments as yet) – A TAC census. I link to it on account of my earlier project of trying to find out what the “pre-ordinariate” TAC consisted of and what remains. She … Continue reading

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Nutty Archaeology, this Time in Church

In a half-asleep stupor, I could imagine the Vatican Congregation of Rites in the mid 1960’s, Monsignor Annabile Bugnini in his office answering the phone and hearing knocks at the door as scholars and leprechauns brought their ideas in. Like … Continue reading

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The Affirmation of Saint Louis as a Hermeneutic Key

Sorry, hermeneutic key simply means something that enables us to interpret data, without which interpretation might be ambiguous or simply wrong. It’s a fancy term I only ever heard about in university, but it has become quite popular when it … Continue reading

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