Showing posts from March, 2020

Review: Alan Jacobs 'The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis'

Common Prayer in an uncommon time

The Litany, Covid-19, and the commonweal

Hooker on the Litany

"I am only for the Angel's Ave": Laudians, Reformation and the Blessed Virgin

"Defend us": on our need of the Second and Third Collects at Mattins and Evensong

Why we need a liturgy from the 16th and 17th centuries

Pray the Litany daily

The Litany: prayer for body and soul

No, this is not a time of Eucharistic crisis

"Our litanies are slimmed down and rarely said"

"An enemy hath done this": the need for serious liturgy in a serious time

Vision glorious: avant-garde ecclesial patriotism

In praise of 1552: an avant-garde liturgical genealogy

The avant-garde against Eamon Duffy

"The rack of consciences": Taylor against Pusey on private confession

A serious liturgy for a serious time

"A kind of prelude to the renovation of all things": the Lenten Ember Days and the approach of Spring

"In so much glory": the Laudian defence of the Elizabethan Settlement