2015 – The Year of Justification by Faith Alone?

What are going to be the key theological issues explored this coming year? If the Australian Church Record (“ACR”) is to be listened to then one might be Justification by Faith Alone. They’ve just published an essay [pdf] by Matt Olliffe, responding to an earlier contribution by Michael Bird which itself was a reply to Olliffe’s original piece [pdf] in […]

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Appreciation of Peter and Christine Jensen

Tonight sees a service officially farewelling Archbishop Peter Jensen and his wife Christine. Archbishop Peter Jensen and Mrs Christine Jensen will be officially farewelled at a large service at St Andrew’s Cathedral on Friday night, 14th of June. Dignitaries such as the Premier, Barry O’Farrell and the Governor, Professor Marie Bashir, will be in attendance […]

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new edition of Australian Church Record – Archbishops, Incumbency and Appointments

The new edition of the Australian Church Record is out. [download pdf – full text below]. Lots of great stuff to read and discern, especially for Sydney Diocese readers. The editorial is straight to the point: WHY ARCHBISHOPS MUST LEAD THEOLOGICALLY One of the Abiding memories of Archbishop Peter Jensen when he leaves his archepiscopate will be […]

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and they’re off…

Well, it was only a matter of time before the owners, trainers and punters began discussing the big race. 2013 sees the election of a new Archbishop for Sydney – possibly one of the most important and influential jobs in the Anglican Communion, given the relationships that Sydney has been building over the past 10 […]

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