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Tag Archives: Sanctification
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
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
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
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
Jordan at The Hackney Hub has written a provocative piece asserting that the notion of seven sacraments is not Anglican. The Hackney Hub is a great blog, exploring many of the same themes of classical Anglicanism that you’ll find here, … Continue reading
What do Christians believe about marriage? Why does it matter? On the eve of General Convention, somehow this just seemed appropriate. To learn more about how Anglicans understand marriage, check out the series Dearly Beloved: An Anglican Theology of Marriage.
One of the more remarkable features of the classic Anglican Eucharistic rite, often omitted from modern prayer books, is the Exhortation that the priest gives to encourage people to receive the sacrament in a worthy manner. The Exhortation comes just … Continue reading
For a more thorough, classical explanation, check out the homily on justification here.