Provincial Synod Charge, 2017

XXII PROVINCIAL SYNOD Original Province     Anglican Catholic Church Atlanta, Georgia.   October 4-6, 2017 Metropolitan’s Charge to Synod Psalm 95, verses 10 & 11 - Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their hearts, for they have not known my ways; unto whom I…

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Marxist historians

An old piece from a parish newsletter: Anyone who reads the phrase ‘moderate Nazi’ will immediately recognize it as grotesque.  It is a strange quirk of our age that the equally grotesque phrase, ‘moderate Marxist’, is not so immediately recognized.  As a description of historians the phrase usually refers to scholars of generally Leftist views…

Marguerite Fuller

Edna Marguerite Jones Fuller Marguerite Fuller was an early member of the parish.  She was a widow, and an exceptionally well-read and theologically-engaged woman, familiar with most of the great post-World War II luminaries of Anglican poetry and literature and arts:  Rose Macaulay, T.S. Eliot, Dorothy Sayers, W.H. Auden, Ralph Vaughan Williams (in all his…

Just War Theory: a basic introduction

JUST WAR THEORY (Copyright retained by author) Some initial principles ‘War’ may most simply be defined as violent hostilities between nations. So defined war may be distinguished from: 1.  non-violent conflicts between nations; 2.  violent hostilities between private persons (which might be called fighting or crime); and, 3.  fighting between or among subordinate groups within…

‘Priests and Prelates’: from 2004

Archbishop John-Charles has sent me several clippings from the Australian newspapers about Church goings-on down there.  The Dean of Sydney, the Very Reverend Phillip Jensen, went to England for a visit and immediately rendered himself controversial by unbosoming himself of the opinions:  that the Archbishop of Canterbury is a theological prostitute, who is taking his…