more on Catholicism

well, actually not more. Because I’m slightly busyat the moment the ongoing debate with Andy over at All2Common will have to take a break. However, in the meantime make sure that you read Andy’s latest detailed post thoroughly – it’s a clear exposition of a Catholic view (in the wider sense of the word) and […]

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so what was the Cross about, Giles?

Giles Fraser is at it again, this time speaking about the recent furoré in the UK over British Airways banning an employee from wearing a small cross at work. Here the transcript of his 5 minutes on Thought for the Day this morning. He sums up like this… Given all of this, Christians urgently need […]

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The Structure of the Prayer of Consecration

Following on from the recent discussion surrounding my post on this subject I’m going to have a go at laying out the structure of Cranmer’s Prayer of Consecration in the 1662 BCP. This involves a bit of custom CSS so the first few readers might not quite get it right!! ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, […]

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Reformation Day – the Anglican Heritage.

somehow this say in the ether for 24 hours… Today is Reformation Day, the anniversary of the event which kicked off the Reformation, Luther’s nailing of 95 Theses to the door of the Church in Wittenburg. WIthin a generation the movement had spread throughout Western Europe. Of particular interest to us as Anglicans is the […]

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Reformation Day Google Fight

Today, as you by now know, is Reformation Day. A colleague here at college asked myself and another friend an interesting question, “if you were to be a Reformer, which Reformer would you be?” Quick as a flash I answered, “Thomas Cranmer, without a doubt”. My friend paused, then said, “William Tyndale“. Tyndale was, of […]

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