As Washington, D.C. is mercifully rendered temporarily inoperable, and as the Anglican communion celebrates the feast day of John and Charles Wesley, here are five entries form John Wesley’s Journal to remind us what snow days were like for the devoted cleric.
Roger Scruton turns seventy years-old today. I don’t think it a mistake to say he is the most important conservative philosopher alive today. He’s never been as widely known as some pop-philosophers, but his critiques cut right to the heart of what is wrong in modern society. Here are ten examples:
I wrote in another place that Anglicans in America are like something out of a fairy tale, or perhaps more accurately, like something magical within a fairy tale. Nearly every Protestant, regardless of denomination, owes the Anglican Church something, but if questioned on it they would be unable to name anyone specific, as though their […]
An invitation to the primate of the Episcopal Church to speak at an upcoming chapel service of an orthodox Anglican seminary has prompted one of the school’s longest serving trustees to resign in protest.
Long considered safe from decline that diminished many of its peers, the largest of the Episcopal Church’s seminaries may be showing warning signs that its funding is drying up.
On Friday, several lucky spiritual-but-not-religious contortionists got to engage in an all night vigil (not for Easter or Christmas, of course—nirvana forbid!)
“Rather than the constant ‘dumbing down’ of Christian teaching, whether for baptism, marriage or death, we should be spending time preparing people for these great rites of passage.” He closed by suggesting “to call a halt to this perhaps well-meant effort before it further reduces the fullness of the Church’s faith to easily swallowed soundbites.”