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"The Myth of the Via Media, and other Canterbury Tales," by Mark Earngey

Mark Earngey

Dr. Mark Earngey, head of Church History and Christian Doctrine at Moore Theological College, recently spoke at GAFCON Australasia 2022 answering the question, "What is an authentic approach to Anglican identity?"...

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Martin Luther and how Evangelicalism Departed from its Reformation Roots

John Wesley

My argument is this: By the year 1700, Protestant Christianity had begun developing significantly new practices and understandings of the Christian faith that focused upon Christian renewal, conversion, new birth and the coming millennial kingdom. These new practices and understandings were a dramatic departure not only from Roman Catholic Christianity, but also from the o...

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Martin Luther's Primary Concern in Liturgical Reformation

Martin Luther Cranach

Martin Luther's primary concern when constructing the German mass and order of the liturgy in 1526 was that the gospel be proclaimed for the people in their context....

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The General Confession of Sins

From 1552 onward, the striking thing about the daily services [in the Book of Common Prayer) was the prominent place given to the general confession of sins in corporate worship....

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A Feast of Scripture

A distinctive feature of Thomas Cranmer's reforms of the worship of the English church was the prominent place he gave to the extensive reading of Scripture. ...

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Thomas Cranmer's Revolution in Worship: Grace and Gratitude

Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer's Revolution in Worship: Grace and Gratitude...

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Thomas Cranmer: A Theological Liturgist

Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer was a theological liturgist, which means the Reformer possessed a set of theological convictions that he hoped to express through his liturgy. These theological convictions were a clear step away from the worship of the medieval Catholic Church and the theological convictions that it represented....

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There Are No “Non-Liturgical” Churches

There is no such thing as a “non-liturgical church.” The choice is not between liturgy or no liturgy, but between having an agreed-upon, well-thought-out liturgy or leaving things to the spur of the moment and the discretion of the leader. As one wag has rightly observed, if you think “organized religion” is bad, try disorganized religion....

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