Sunken Island

  Leaving, we took the path of least resistance, paved and prone to floods; returning now, we tramp through mud to lawns awash with silt. The walls we never mended here, the banks we never built, have left us bare. The life once tended here, its honed and hard-won peace, these currents with relentless ease…

Against the Liturgical Optimists

Within American Christianity, and especially within American evangelicalism, we have seen a rise of interest in liturgy. Taking a quick look at InterVarsity Press’s site, one finds recent titles such as The Liturgy of Creation, Liturgy of the Ordinary, and The Liturgy of Politics. At Conciliar Post, Wesley Walker has compiled a list of articles…

A Historically Grounded Anglican Identity

The Future of Orthodox Anglicanism is a product of the first annual Anglican theology Conference held at Beeson Divinity School in 2018. The original participants who contributed to this collection, in the words of the Book of Common Prayer, include “all sorts and conditions of men.” That is, they encompass both members of continuing Anglican…

Book Review: The Ark, the Covenant, and the Poor Men’s Chest

The Ark, the Covenant, and the Poor Men’s Chest: Edmund Bonner and Nicholas Ridley on Church and Scripture in Mid-Tudor England. By Mark A. Newcomb. South Bend, IN: St. Augustine’s Press, 2020. 288 pp. $26 (paper). “In recent decades, the idea of a direct connection between Erasmian Humanism and Protestantism has been historiographically discounted” (xv),…

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