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Biblical Catholicism: The Branch Theory

“There’s a quaint Anglican concept of the universal Church known as the ‘branch theory,’” says Damian Thompson at the start of a post he made earlier this year for his blog at The Telegraph. Thompson went on to say that the … Continue reading

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Where We Start and Where We Finish

Whether systematic or not, all theologies rely on a set of underlying philosophical principles. Sometimes these principles are openly acknowledged, sometimes not, but either way the end point of a given theology is largely determined by where you start. This … Continue reading

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Ask An Anglican: Roman Fever

Bradley writes: I’m 19 years old, and I’m an Episcopalian currently in the Diocese of Dallas.  I’m writing to you because I’m experiencing a crisis of faith in the Anglican church, and I’d love to get your opinion/help. I was … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: When the Church is no Longer the Church

Two questions today that are interrelated. Cadog writes: In a prior post, you offered assurances that staying in the Episcopal Church was right, even though there are some serious and disturbing decisions and trends in recent years. I can accept … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: Can There Be a Church Without a Bishop?

Caleb writes: As a relatively new Anglican, I am still trying to navigate how our communion positions itself in relation to other communions. Among the “big three” (Rome, Orthodoxy, and Anglicanism), we’re peculiar in that, while we maintain an historic … Continue reading

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The Anglican Way: The Organic Episcopate

One of the clearest differences between Anglicanism and other Protestant traditions is that we have retained the pattern of ordained ministry handed down from the early Church. The preface to the ordinal of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer states, … Continue reading

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The Anglican Way: An Introduction

It has become something of a cliche to say that Anglicanism is broad and diverse. High Church Catholics who send up clouds of incense so thick that they would make the pope cough are just as Anglican as Low Church … Continue reading

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