Paschal Foundation


It is often asserted that the Christian Faith is founded on two pillars: Trinity Incarnation On the face of it this assertion seems quite plausible. After all … The dogmas of Trinity and Incarnation seem to conveniently encapsulate the entirety of the Christian Faith. Yet, as we have entered the Octave of the Ascension, it … More Paschal Foundation

Quingesima Sunday – St. Ambrose teaching Scripture


Lesson viii from today’s Matins continues my theme of teaching Scripture: But, dearly beloved brethren, the miracles of our Lord and Saviour must be accepted in a two-fold manner ; we must believe that they were actually wrought, and at the same time were intended to signify something to us. For God’s works shew one … More Quingesima Sunday – St. Ambrose teaching Scripture

How the Anglican Breviary and the Book of Common Prayer Teach Scripture


In their book The Fate of Communion: The Agony of Anglicanism and the Future of a Global Church Ephraim Radner and Philip Turner make the observation that the Book of Common Prayer (henceforth BCP) teaches Scripture by means of immersion that is the BCP lectionary as originally designed by Abp. Cranmer does not seek to provide proof … More How the Anglican Breviary and the Book of Common Prayer Teach Scripture