Showing posts from February, 2020

"This time of mortification"

"This fasting is ... enjoined by God"

Ash Wednesday: "All Lent is but the vigil, the eve of Easter"

"An intolerable new burden": the Irish revision of 1878 and Taylor's teaching on private confession

"A solemn action": thoughts on Quinquagesima about the penitential opening of Mattins

"Empty names without any reality": Bramhall on the commonwealth's need of natural law

"Like the colt of a wild ass in the wilderness": Bramhall's critique of the "trim state" of Hobbes

Burke, Anglican Thomist

Jeremy Taylor, Burkean

Modest beauty

The Prayer for the Church Militant and the postliberal era

"The good of every society": Taylor on the commonwealth and natural law

Against an overly angelic anthropology: the Convocation Book, natural law, and the commonwealth

Why Anglicans need to do patriotism

Why we need Gesima-tide: because Lent is about concrete practices

Laudians, defenders of the reformed ecclesia Anglicana

Accession Day and political theology in the postliberal era

"This moderation": on the modesty and reserve of the Articles of Religion

Moltmann and the political theology of Davos