Tag Archives: The Catechism

You Can Confess to an Anglican Priest – But Don’t Take My Word For It

Fr. George Conger has stirred up a hornet’s nest today with his latest article for Get Religion. As with all Get Religion articles, Conger’s central purpose is not to write theology but to take stock of the way that journalists … Continue reading

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Faith Alone and the Sacraments

Very glad to finally have a new video up. This one answers a question from a Baptist about how Anglicans can believe that we are saved by faith alone if we believe that we receive God’s saving grace through the … Continue reading

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Counting Sacraments

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

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Ask an Anglican: Who May Take Communion

This is a question that came in a few months ago but that is perhaps most apt to answer now, given that the General Convention of the Episcopal Church will be taking up the question of Communion without Baptism this … Continue reading

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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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Ask an Anglican: What the Sacraments are For

Scripture on Baptism: Matthew 28:16-20 Mark 16:14-16 John 3:1-21 Romans 6 Titus 3:4-7 1 Peter 3:17-22 (noting especially verse 21) Additionally, there are a number of places in Acts where we see entire households, including infants, being baptized – Acts … Continue reading

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Sweet, Pleasant, and Unspeakable Comfort: The Anglican View of Predestination (Part II)

In the first post in this series, I established that the Calvinist view of the doctrine of election, sometimes referred to as double predestination, is not biblical. In this post, I will attempt to establish that this view is also … Continue reading

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The Anglican Way: Scripture First But Not Alone

Anglicanism is sometimes called the via media, the middle way, by which the person making the assertion usually means that Anglicanism is somewhere between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism as a tradition within the larger world of Christianity. In Anglican apologetics, … Continue reading

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Dearly Beloved: An Anglican Theology of Marriage (Part I)

Introduction What is marriage? Where does it come from? Does it have a fixed shape and contours or is it more fluid and evolving? These questions lie deep in the background of discussions in the Church about sexuality, blessing, and … Continue reading

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But how are we saved?

The undivided Church insisted that we are saved through Jesus Christ, but said little definitively about how. It is strange that, given the fierce debates and divisions of the early Church, the Fathers chose not to focus their attention on … Continue reading

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