Anglicanism: Reformed Catholicism, Protestant and Catholic

The question that continues to vex Anglicanism (perhaps since the time of the Reformation but even more so over the last 200 years) is whether she is…Anglicanism: Reformed Catholicism, Protestant and Catholic This is one of the more intelligent treatments of this complicated subject. I think there are two core problems here. On the Protestant …

Anglican Tidbit: Music of the Episcopal Church

Word WST-9001-LP (1958) There was a time when the "music of the Episcopal Church" was a very definite quantity with a very distinct sound. As the sleeve notes point out: "The Anglican Communion (which includes the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America) draws its music from many sources including the great medieval …

The Fact that Kristin du Mez Won’t Explain Anything Explains Everything

And she takes her time about doing it too, I'll reproduce just a snippet: Do I personally affirm “the church’s teaching that homosexuality is sinful?” Which church? My own church (local & denomination) is actively reexamining this issue in light of tradition, interpretation, history, & science. I’m participating, but as a historian, not a theologian. …

Pentecostal Pioneer Katherine Voronaev Escaped USSR 61 Years Ago, Revealed Horrors of Persecution

Mugshot of Katherine Voronaev during her imprisonment in Soviet slave labor camps, circa 1930s This Week in AG History —November 27, 1960 By Darrin J. RodgersOriginally published on AG-News, 24 November 2021 Ivan and Katherine Voronaev, pioneer Assemblies of God missionaries to the Soviet Union, were exiled to Siberian prison camps in the 1930s and …

Don’t Tell People to “Come to the Table” Unless They Really Do–Or Should

Today is the Sunday of Christ the King, or the Sunday Before Advent, depending on which liturgical calendar you're using. (So let's dispense with the term "the liturgical calendar" as if there is only one.) It's the last Sunday of the liturgical year, and as was the case with 2019-20 it's been a long one, …

Anglican Tidbit: Church Divinity School of the Pacific: Liturgy is You

LP-RPRT-101 (1968?) This album occupies a curious place in the "Jesus Music" era in that, in a time when so many albums were self-produced or done on obscure (or not so obscure labels) that disappeared, this one is an official production of the denomination. It was commissioned by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church …

Word of God/Servants of the Word: Rise Up O Men of God

Word of God W/G 8019 (1980) One of the interesting aspects of life in Catholic Charismatic covenant communities was the residential sub-communities. The communities were not in general residentially communal; this mode of life was generally for single people. The sub-community of the Word of God here, the Servants of the Word, is described on …

What the poppy really means

Why do modern architects hate humanity? The question echoes around one my favourite corners of the internet, Reactionary Architecture Twitter. Powered by a loathing of the modernist and post-modernist built environment, it’s weirdly popular, signalling an about-turn towards traditional aesthetics, which has even seen Britain’s reactionary-in-chief, Prince Charles, enjoying… 1,592 more wordsWhat the poppy really …

Anglican Tidbit: Rejoice! Music for the Worship of God in the Twentieth Century

Mace M(S) 10030 (1966) Seminary groups--or better, groups of seminarians--had a significant impact on the "Old Folk Mass" the Roman Catholics celebrated, both before and after the institution of the Novus Ordo Missae. The best known of these are the Dameans, but the St. Mary's seminarians made their contribution as well. This one comes from …

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