Anglican Mainstream Â» Blog Archive Â» Whatâ€™s up Down Under? The Anglican Church Synod here in Sydney recently passed a resolution stating that it could see no Biblical or legal impediment to Deacons or lay people celebrating the Lord's Supper in Anglican Churches. If you're not an Anglican you might well be thinking, 'Big Deal'.… Continue reading Ecclesiastico-Nationalist Narcissism
I'm not always very positive about living in Sydney or about the Anglican Church but in a surprising turn of events I found myself feeling a tiny bit rosy about them both this evening. It was probably the Mongolian Lamb served on a sizzling hotplate from the Sussex St Food Court that did it. I… Continue reading I Love Anglicanism (a bit)!
From a Dorchester chop shop, a place to pray - The Boston Globe This series of articles by Michael Paulson won a host of awards this year in the US, including the Templeton award for Religion Reporting. "The series, called â€œMa Sissâ€™s Place,â€ was judged a â€œmemorable example of narrative journalism. As with the best… Continue reading Ma Siss’s Place
Diocese found breaking up hard to do, but still a relief - an interesting insight into what would be involved in breaking up the Anglican Communion.
Some friends and I recently worked through Natural Theology, a book that binds together two essays, one by Emil Brunner, and the other by Karl Barth, on the topic of God's revelation in Scripture and the world. Barth really wades into Brunner in the second essay and it got us into a discussion about theological… Continue reading To put up and shut up?