Monthly Archives: December 2023

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We Need the Support of Generous Patrons Like You

The North American Anglican is modeling faithful theology and traditional Anglican piety for the renewal of Christ’s church. We provide a resource for the faithful layperson looking to deepen their faith as the thoughtful priest looking to guide his flock through choppy theological waters. Our writers come from the pulpits and pews of Anglican congregations…

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Why Doug Wilson Matters to the Rest of Us

Douglas Wilson’s name seems to cause a strong, equal, and opposite reaction in those Christians familiar with his ministry, and this tends to be less of a reflection on the individual’s theological convictions than the manner in which he or she first encountered Wilson’s work or ideas. Why do some love Wilson while others hate…

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To Save Us All From Satan’s Power

Dismay is a condition we are prone to dwell in during these dark and evil days. The world and its uncertainty would be the “usual culprit,” but more often than not, the source of our dismay is from inside the Church. It seems that entire church bodies from the Church of England, Roman Catholics, (Dis)United…

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An Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles – Article XXXVI

Article XXXVI. Of Consecration of Bishops and Ministers. The Book of Consecration of Archbishops and Bishops, and Ordering of Priests and Deacons, lately set forth in the time of Edward the Sixth, and confirmed at the same time by authority of Parliament, doth contain all things necessary to such Consecration and Ordering: neither hath it…

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The Consistency of Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a large umbrella theologically speaking, with diverse, and sometimes even opposed beliefs and practices standing together in the same ecclesial space. Evangelicals, Catholics, Charismatics, and Reformed Christians, amongst others, all have a place (even if not an exactly equal place) at the table in the Anglican Church, giving a breadth and depth to…

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An Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles – Article XXXV

Article XXXV. Of the Homilies. The second Book of Homilies, the several titles whereof we have joined under this Article, doth contain a godly and wholesome doctrine, and necessary for these times, as doth the former Book of Homilies, which were set forth in the time of Edward the Sixth; and therefore we judge them…

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Book Review: “The First Lords of the Earth”

The First Lords of the Earth: An Anthropological Study. By Alice C. Linsley. Self-published, 2023. 336 pp. $35 (cloth), $30 (paper). The narrative of the Bible, focused as it largely is on the ancient Hebrews, tells us a great deal about them, how they lived and functioned as a group. Yet much about the nature…

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Hope

What could have been— Littlest life Measured in fruit? Holding a knife, I remember, As I slice a plum That was this week’s— And cut my thumb. Other bellies Swell around me While my blood still Comes like the sea. Nothing grows under My ribs—no teeth, No bones, no soul. Instead, beneath My heart, it’s…

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