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

The classical Anglican teaching on election is beautiful and comforting because it teaches us that we are the chosen of God, saved by the blood of the cross through the grace that we receive by faith in Jesus Christ. God … Continue reading

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Anglicanism’s Unique Doctrine

Before going any further, take a look at this post by Br. Tobias Haller, BSG, over at his blog, “In a Godward Direction.” It’s only two paragraphs, but it serves as a succinct explication of an unfortunate mindset that holds … 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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