Bishop Gene Robinson Closes White House Breakfast in Prayer

by (@JeffreyHWalton) April 16, 2014

Retired Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire Gene Robinson was back in the news this week, attending the fifth annual White House Easter prayer breakfast.

Anglican in America Part 2: The Southern Anglicans

by (@BrianKenMiller) March 24, 2014

Some of our questions about Southern Stoicism may be cleared up if we call it by what it was in its the very beginning, and perhaps at its very best: Toryism.

C.S. Lewis Curiously Absent from “C.S. Lewis Lecture”

by (@BrianKenMiller) March 13, 2014

The New Testament tells us the Rich Man could see Lazarus over the gulf between the Inferno and Paradise. Judging from this lecture, it’s doubtful Schori can see Lewis over the gulf that separates them.

IRD Grieves the Loss of Keith Roderick, Defender of the Persecuted Church

by (@JeffreyHWalton) March 12, 2014

Father Keith, as he was known to thousands of the oppressed across the globe – from believers in the Soviet Union, to Copts, to redeemed slaves and persecuted Christians from Sudan and South Sudan – passed away during the night of Monday, March 10 at his home in Springfield, Illinois.

Five Times John Wesley Braved the Snow

by (@BrianKenMiller) March 3, 2014

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 70

by (@BrianKenMiller) February 27, 2014

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:

Anglicans in America Part 1: The Founding Anglicans

by (@BrianKenMiller) February 24, 2014

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 […]

Seminary Invitation to Episcopal Presiding Bishop Sparks Uproar

by (@JeffreyHWalton) February 21, 2014

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.

Early Warning Signs of Diminished Support at Virginia Seminary?

by (@JeffreyHWalton) February 19, 2014

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.

Of Pot and Port: The Drinking Christian’s Guide to the Legalization Debate

by (@BrianKenMiller) February 10, 2014

In 1798, Elijah Craig founded a distillery in what is now the state of Kentucky. Facts have been distorted through the ages, but legend has it that Craig is the man who first distilled the uniquely American drink now known as Bourbon Whiskey. Challenging all notions about the stodgy puritanical Christians of days gone by, Elijah Craig also happened to be a Baptist minister.