Tag Archives: Justification

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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Satisfaction’s Guarantee

Classical Anglicanism is all about the atonement. The liturgies of the prayer book are saturated with the blood of the cross. This is a scandal to the world and an embarrassment to many modern Christians. As Fr. Gavin Dunbar has … Continue reading

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The Right and Wrong Way to Be a Pastor

Justification and how we are saved is still very much a live wire in Christian dialogue today, as I think we have proved on this blog several times over. Nevertheless, while there are very real differences between how Roman Catholics … Continue reading

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Death Is Not Natural

Among the clumsy things that we say to try to comfort one another when somebody dies, there are a number of phrases that insinuate, either explicitly or implicitly, that death is a good thing, even a godly thing. ‘It was … Continue reading

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Justification By Cherry-Picking

My recent post on the differences between Anglicanism and Eastern Orthodoxy stirred the ire of Cyril Jenkins, whose response has now been reprinted on a number of Orthodox blogs. He makes a number of claims that are problematic, but among … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: Escaping Into Eastern Orthodoxy

Nathan writes: I would be grateful for your thoughts on why you feel classical Anglicanism preserves the Apostolic faith with more fidelity than the Eastern Orthodox church, which also makes the claim to be the most Patristic, similar-to-the-the-undivided-church Church. I … Continue reading

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What Love’s Got to Do With It

The Episco-media world is a-buzz about an op-ed last weekend by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat in which he dares to ask the question, “Can Liberal Christianity Be Saved?” Responses have varied, some acerbic and silly, others more thoughtful … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: Baptism and the Good Thief

Scott writes: I know you’ve talked about baptism in your videos and blog and also justification by faith alone. However, I am confused on the Anglican position of baptism being required for salvation. I can understand on one side that … Continue reading

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Anglican Shorts: The Gospel in 5 Minutes or Less

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Anglican Shorts: What is an Anglican?

Check out the first in a new series of short videos on the basics of Anglicanism. These videos are made to be seen both by Anglicans and by those who want to know more about what classical Anglicanism is, so … Continue reading

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