Articles by Fr. Wesley Walker

Fr. Wesley Walker

Wesley is from Raleigh, North Carolina. He went to Liberty University for his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biblical Studies where he was also on the debate team and is working on his STM at Nashotah House Theological Seminary. He currently resides in Annapolis, Maryland and is a priest at St. Paul's Anglican Church (APA). He lives with his wife Caroline, their son Jude, and their dog. He co-hosts The Sacramentalists Podcast.

Book Review: Guide to the Mass from the 1928 Book of Common Prayer

Jackie Jamison and the Rev. Sean McDermott. Guide to the Mass from the 1928 Book of Common Prayer: For Anglican Youth and Newcomers. Charlottesville, VA: Earth and Altar Publishing, 2020. 76 pp. Paperback $12.49. Guide to the Mass from the 1928 Book of Common Prayer: For Anglican Youth and Newcomers is the inaugural work published…


Book Review: The Acts of the Apostles – A Latin Reader by Dale A. Grote

Dale A. Grote, The Acts of the Apostles: A Latin Reader. Concord, NC: CiRCE Institute, 2020. Xvii + 261 pp. Paperback $20.99. Learning grammar and vocabulary is a necessary first step in learning a new language. However, encountering a text in that language is often a whole other experience. Reading and speaking a language are…


Book Review: Becoming Human Together

I first read Becoming Human Together: The Pastoral Anthropology of St. Paul for a class on the Apostle. The discussion of anthropology was important in the parish where I was serving at the time and I was hoping to find an entry that could contribute to a more classical Anglo-Catholic understanding of the human person. Further, I…


What We’re Reading – The Spring Edition

One of the things we wanted to do here at The North American Anglican is let our readers know what we’ve been reading! This is especially true during our present situation of being shut-in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Let us know in the comments what you’ve been reading during this time too! Clinton Collister,…

Call for Book Review Submissions

Here at the North American Anglican, we would like to feature at least one book review a month. If you would like us to consider your book review, please send it as a Microsoft Word document along with a brief biography and photograph of yourself to with the phrase “Book Review Submission” in the…


On the Day of Your First Communion: Book Review

One of the great flaws in the 20th century Church, especially in its Mainline and American expressions, was a lack of catechesis, particularly with children. The result has been a lack of retention accompanied by a rise in nominalism. This summer, I had the privilege of reviewing Sarah Howell’s children’s book On the Day You…


On the Day You Were Baptized: Book Review

It is more than fair to say that Christian catechesis in America has been largely ineffective for at least two generations. This is particularly true for sacramental traditions, many experiencing large rates of attrition to Evangelical traditions or no faith altogether. Thanks to the influx of work about intentional Christian living in a post-Christian world,…


We Give Our Thanks Unto Thee: Essays in Memory of Fr. Alexander Schmemann Book Review

As an undergraduate student exploring Anglicanism and the catholic faith, I first came across the work of Eastern Orthodox priest Alexander Schmemann while working on a paper for a class on Acts. My paper attempted to trace catholic Christian liturgies as natural evolutions from their Jewish predecessors in light of the coming of the Messiah….


A Review of the First Annual Anglican Theology Conference at Beeson Divinity School

Last Tuesday and Wednesday I had the pleasure of attending the first ever Annual Anglican Theology Conference at Beeson Divinity School at Samford University. It included an impressive roster of speakers: Archbishop Eliud Wabukala (Kenya), Archbishop Mouneer Anis (Egypt), Archbishop Foley Beach (ACNA), Ephraim Radner, Gerald Bray, Barabara Gauthier, John Yates III, Andrew Pearson, Gerald…

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