The Right Reverend Terry Brown
Terry Brown, DD, is Bishop of the Diocese of Malaita in the Church
of the Province of Melanesia.
Reports Daily email reports on the Lambeth
Conference 2008. 'I thought I might write a short
daily report from Lambeth' he begins; the rest
is a fine, personal commentary on two weeks of
ecclesiastical meetings. AO is delighted to provide
an online home for these reports.
Thomas Bushnell is a member of the Brotherhood
of Saint Gregory and a graduate student in philosophy at
the University of California at Irvine.
Reverend Anthony F. M. Clavier
Tony Clavier is rector of St Thomas-a-Becket Church,
Morgantown, in the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. He
has served on the Dallas panel of the 'New Commandment Task
Force'. For thirty years he ministered in one of the continuing
Anglican churches as a bishop and primus.
General Convention Church? The US Episcopal
Church seems to be defined by its General Convention,
but perhaps is really defined by its worship.
[10 September 2000: a
the 'Continuing Churches' of Anglicanism 'I
wasn't present at the creation of the continuing
church movement, but I ministered in the Continuum
for thirty years and as a bishop for twenty-five
of those years. I am now very happily an Episcopal
priest in the Diocese of Arkansas'. Published
as part of Louie Crew's Joy
Mr Contreras is a Mexican Anglican, a member of the Cathedral
parish at San Jose de Gracia Cathedral in the historic center
of Mexico City. He writes in Spanish; Anglicans Online has
translated his essay into English.
Frances S. "Robin" Drake is a cradle Episcopalian, lifelong church musician, and member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Reston, Virginia, USA
- Making Ready? Advent is a time for the Holy Spirit to make us ready for Christ.
Helen Gordon joined the staff of Anglicans Online in
Reverend Brother Tobias S. Haller BSG
Brother Tobias is vicar of St James Church in Fordham (New
Cynthia McFarland has been managing editor of Anglicans
Online since 1997.
Jamie McMahon is
a graduate student at Jesus College, Cambridge University
and a member of the Standing Commission on Episcopal Church
The Reverend Sean Mullen is Rector of Saint
Mark's Church in central Philadelphia, in the Diocese
of Pennsylvania. He was formerly Chaplain to Peter Carnley,
Archbishop of Perth and then Primate of Australia.
the internet and gum trees. Is the current
crisis in the Anglican Communion fueled by the
false sense of knowledge we gain in our encounters
with the ‘virtual church’?
Reverend Timothy M. Nakayama
The Reverend Timothy Nakayama is a retired priest in
the Diocese of Olympia and was a missionary to Japan from
1991 to 2000. He has contributed three reflections to Anglicans
Brian Reid has been the Publisher and News Centre Editor
of Anglicans Online since 1998; he sometimes writes essays
on topics that attract his attention.
Mac Robb is a Canadian living in Brisbane, Australia
Simon Sarmiento is the UK-Europe editor of Anglicans Online.
Dr Steinhart is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who has
practised medicine on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock,
New Mexico for more than 20 years. 'Jesus, Remember Me' is
his first essay for Anglicans Online.
Obi Udeariry is a young Anglican living in the city of Owerri,
Reverend R. Edgar Wallace
The Reverend R. Edgar Wallace is rector of St
Matthias in Minocqua, Wisconsin, in the Diocese of Fond
Right Reverend Pierre W. Whalon
Bishop Whalon is a regular columnist and essayist at
Anglicans Online. He is Bishop of the Convocation
of Episcopal Churches in Europe.
- Finding Faith? Faith, belief, and the Creeds
Open Body: Essays
in Anglican Ecclesiology A
Lion's World A review of Rowan Williams'
latest book, an exploration of Narnia.
Politics Just how does The Episcopal Church
govern itself? And why should you care?
the Bible as a statement of faith An interview
with Olivia de Havilland.
and looking ahead On the tenth annivesary
is Anglicanism? A user's guide.
Ministers of the Church Are . . . Why
an upside-down pyramid is just what Jesus wants.
a Covenant?: Do we really want this covenant?
- Goudou-Goudou: Half
a year has passed since the great Haiti earthquake.
(Also in French).
and the Devil: Debunking the claims that
Haiti's earthquake tragedy was God's revenge
on Haiti for making a 'deal with the devil'.
We Think We Are Doing: Wherever one is on
the spectrum of opinion, to have no theology
for full inclusion, while more or less practicing
it, is worse than having bad theology. Bad theology
cries out for better theology. No theology,
however, calls the whole enterprise into question.
ist das auf Deutch?: Looking at what 'covenant'
might mean in other languages.
Didn't Happen at General Convention 2009—and
to Covenant: Reflections on the Third ('Ridley')
Draft of the proposed Anglican Covenant.
Polygamy, Homosexuality, and Generosity
Past Lambeth: Thinking about what the future
might look like after Lambeth 2008.
Really At Stake for the Episcopal Church and
the Anglican Communion
Bishop's Estimate of the Situation: Placing
the current Anglican turmoil in a larger context,
and making recommendations for action.
Have All the Christians Gone? A report of
a visit to Teheran in January 2007. (In
French [online] and in
and Well: Rumours of the demise of the Anglican
Communion are greatly exaggerated. December 2006.
Semper Reformanda or So It Goes: In
a new two-part essay, Bishop Pierre Whalon
considers 'where The Episcopal Church is
at present with respect to its inner life
and the wider Communion' and then attempts
to provide 'some analysis of what needs to
in Europe—A Model? Bishop Whalon reflects
on the Anglican diocesan structure in Europe
to see if it might be a model for other places.
saw the Holy City...' The bishops of the
Episcopal Church confront the necessity of rebuilding
review of Grace and Necessity Bishop
Pierre Whalon takes a careful look at the ambitious
undertaking of the Archbishop' of Canterbury,
to consider the role of art and the artist in
from St Peter's Basilica The Inauguration
of Pope Benedict XVI and the audience
with the Pope the following day.
Ghost of Bishop Pike, Revisited On the recent
Covenant issued by the US House of Bishops.
Whom Do We Belong? On identity, membership,
'the Church Throughout the World' On the
global role of bishops.
to Iraq On being a Christian in a non-Christian
at Cassandra?' The Anglican Communion after
the Eames Commission report: The day after tomorrow...
Love, and Bishops, or, The Ghost of James
Pike On building a theological basis
for recent events.
Hard Work of Reconciliation Just what's behind
the Delegated Pastoral Oversight plan approved
by the House of Bishops.
from Camp Allen The first few days of the
House of Bishops meeting in March 2004, at Camp
Conflicts of Apostles on Christian unity.
Blight of Parallel Jurisdictions With 20,000
denominations, does it matter? Yes.
This Issue? Bishop Whalon pointedly asks
the question. And he essays an answer.
General Convention Reflections from the floor
of the House of Bishops, August 2003.
Boundaries Why there is a need for dioceses
to be aware of their edges: June 2003.
Sheherazade Tell Us One More? Bishop Whalon's report and photo
journal of his trip to Baghdad in February
Sin is it, Anyway? What's right with the
It Just War? Wondering aloud if a preventive
strike against Iraq is morally justifiable. (This
article was also published in the International
Herald Tribune on 14 November 2002 in a shortened
version, titled 'A Moral Justification for Going
to War'. You can read the IHT version here.)
Should We Christians Relate to People of Other
Faiths? At the anniversary of September 11,
finding the answer is evermore urgent.
Jews, Islam, Muslims, and European Christians How
Christians should react to right-wing violence.
sommes tous des américains On
France and its role in religious politics.
- Piety Reconciling
an old concept with a modern world.
a Bishop in Rome One day in November 2001
letter from Paris 11 September 2001
the Ministry and ... ? More thoughts on the
Travail of Planting New Churches First we
stop the committee meetings.
Will it Take to Double Our Size? Musing about
evangelism in the Episcopal Church in the USA.
is the Difference between Anglicanism and Roman
Catholicism? (See also our Spanish and French translations
of this essay.)
Discipline of Canonical Enforcement Anglicans
have traditionally avoided canonical discipline.
When that changes, what happens next?
Piece of the Puzzle The Communion begins
at our parish doorstep.
Bishops Revisited Will this Church of England
concept work in the USA?
in common? What does koinonia really mean?
D039 Why all the fuss?
Democracy General Convention matters.
a Rainbow Why aren't we planting churches
in black communities?
True Measure of a Successful Parish: There's
a problem when you count only live bodies in
- Pour être
bon catholique, j’ai dû
quitter l’Église de Rome 'To become a good Catholic,
I had to leave the Church of Rome'. In French.
versus Schism Is it better to be heretical
Centrist Moment Has the time come?
Reverend Stephen L. White
The Reverend Dr Stephen White is chaplain of the Episcopal
Church at Princeton University. In this moving
eulogy of his daughter, Christen, who died in November
2002, he tells of a remarkable encounter she had in New York
Jeanie and Bill Wylie-Kellermann were on a remarkable
journey from September 1998, when Jeanie was diagnosed with
a malignant brain tumour, until her death in January 2006.
Jeanie and Bill's reflections on life, illness, love, God,
disease, laughter, death are astonishing reading. Jeanie
was, for many years, editor of The
Witness magazine and Bill contributes frequently to it.