Daily Archives: January 14, 2020

John Boys and the Tradition of Prayer Book Commentary

For Anglicans, commentary on our liturgy has been — more than in any other tradition — one of the main vehicles for exploring, explaining, and debating our doctrine. This has led to some unfortunate exaggerations, like the false notion that Anglicans don’t have a theology, only set forms of prayer. Nevertheless, as Archbishop Ramsey liked…

The Glowing Door

  After Reading the Poetry of Jones Very,        Unitarian and Mystic (1813-1880)      Jones Very stood alone, within a circle which no other       of mortal race could enter, nor himself escape from.         Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Hall of Fantasy” *          but then face to face        …

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