Articles by Jared Henderson, PhD

Jared Henderson, PhD

Jared Henderson is a writer based in Austin, TX. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Connecticut.


Is Open Communion Historically Anglican?

This spring, my wife and I began the process of joining the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), the largest confessional Lutheran body in the United States. My story is not particularly interesting to those who do not know me well, and it suffices to say that our move was primarily motivated by local circumstances and my…

Teach Me Thy Paths

The psalmist employs many metaphors to describe a life of faithfulness and righteousness, but there is something special about the metaphor of walking in the psalms. A primary image for the life of faith — which we read as the life of Christian faith — is walking along a path. The psalmists begs to God:…

Book Review: Baptists and the Christian Tradition

Baptists and the Christian Tradition: Toward an Evangelical Baptist Catholicity. Editors Matthew Y. Emerson, Christopher W. Morgan, R. Lucas Stamps. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2020. 400 pp. A number of Protestant traditions are engaged in renewal projects. The North American Anglican is a publication dedicated to the renewal of Anglican tradition, and organizations such as…

A Call to Fast in Advent

The Prayer Book tradition prescribes no particular Advent fast — that is, there is no prescription for Anglicans to engage in an extended period of fasting during the season of Advent. In this way, Advent is distinct from Lent — the 1662 and 1928 give the ‘Forty Days of Lent’ (in the 2019 Book of…

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…

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