Showing posts from November, 2023

Saint Andrew's Day: Bishop Mant's reverence for the Scotch Communion Office

'The season of decay': a Keble sermon for Stir-up Sunday

'Christ is manifested to us likewise': the Nunc Dimittis at Evensong

'Ever-circling years': November, a month for churchyards

'Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasses': waiting with ancient Israel on Stir-up Sunday

Thanksgiving ... for Old Narragansett Church

'Contemplate the Almighty in the kingdom of his grace': a Hackney Phalanx sermon on repentance and faith

Contours of conformity, 1662-1832: "reverence for Catholic antiquity"

'At the general Resurrection in the last day': November, a month for churchyards

'The best ways of entering into the secret': Taylor on the mystery of the Eucharist

'The very moderation of our church': Le Mesurier's Bampton Lectures and the contours of Conformity

'Sung by the Jewish church': the Jubilate at Matins

"The bounds of wisdom are large": Diwali, Canterbury, and Article XIII

'The love which nature requireth': November, a month for churchyards

As the leaves fall: Remembrance Sunday in the parish church

'Consider him first as the God of nature': A Hackney Phalanx sermon and the riches of natural theology

'It kept down the turbulence of those spirits who would have run into every extreme of doctrine': Le Mesurier's Bampton Lectures and the distinctives of the Reformation in England

'The warmest language of gratitude and praise': the Benedictus at Matins

'In the midst of life, thinking upon death': November, a month for churchyards