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Anglican Patrimony Revisited

After the Oxford Conference I would almost call this famous expression Anglican patrimony a kind of “self-consciousness”. I was intrigued to find it coined by Pope Paul VI according to the talk by Archbishop Augustine de Noia of the Roman … Continue reading

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Gallicanism, France’s “Anglicanism”

I have often expressed the idea of Anglicanism as an “English Gallicanism”. What was Gallicanism? The Wikipedia article is quite a good introduction from the historical point of view. Gallicanism is a rejection of ultramontanism; it is akin to a … Continue reading

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Fourth Anniversary

This blog is approaching its fourth anniversary (17th January). Subject matter has changed considerably from a somewhat romanticised view of “Northern Catholicism” through the Use of Sarum and finally to a study of some Gnostic themes which can enhance and … Continue reading

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The Underlying Aspiration

Update: increasing numbers of comments here – some incredibly intolerant, others on the mark – you decide… The Roman Catholic Church at least has a system of canon law designed to be both predictable and equitable. The only kind of … Continue reading

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Comment of ‘Salisbury’s Orb’

My modest work has not gone unnoticed on Anglican Rose with the posting Salisbury’s Orb. This article came as a result of my mentioning Anglican Rose on Discovery of a very interesting blog. The world of ‘Northern Catholicism’ and ‘Classical Anglicanism’ … Continue reading

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Discovery of a very interesting blog

Doing the rounds of forums and blogs, I came across the Anglican Rose blog. The about page called Pax Dei tells everything about the blog author and his ideas. This blog gives a tremendous amount of insight into the world … Continue reading

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Local French Rites

This is a reposting and slight amendment of an article on the English Catholic, but which now has pride of place on a blog with the theme of local liturgies and “Northern Catholicism”. The Use of Sarum is largely based … Continue reading

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Celtic Christianity

Celtic Christianity falls into two clear categories: historical and modern revival attempts.The Celts are the peoples of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, parts of England and Brittany. The Celtic Church was unique to these peoples, and is reputed to be one of … Continue reading

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Odo Casel and Liturgical Theology

Here is another resend of an old Anglo-Catholic posting, which I think is of particular interest to a Platonic way of thinking. * * * What I am going to discuss is the theology of the European Liturgical Movement and … Continue reading

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The Catholic Movement in German Lutheranism

This essay by the German Lutheran scholar Friedrich Heiler is from a collection I have in my library – Northern Catholicism, centenary studies in the Oxford and parallel movements, edited by N.P. Williams and Charles Harris, London SPCK 1933. This … Continue reading

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