Articles by Paul Owen

Paul Owen is Professor of Bible and Ministry at Montreat College. He earned his Ph.D. in New Testament studies at the University of Edinburgh, and is a Lay Reader at All Saints Anglican Church in Mills River, NC (a congregation in the Anglican Province of America).

The Ornaments Rubric, Again: A Friendly Critique of Recent Commentary

The Ornaments Rubric has been the subject of much discussion in Anglican circles, and with good reason. T. W. Perry has written that the Christian Church in all its historical liturgies has “practically enunciated a law—that Divine Service is to be accompanied with external accessories.” “The Rule given by the Church of England in applying…

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