The title of this blog post is a question that we run into from time to time. When we hear it we know immediately that the interlocutor has been exposed to a concept called Sola Scriptura. What is Sola Scriptura? It is a teaching found among a number of sects and cults that the “Bible […]
Here is the first installment of a class entitled “Back to Basics” that Fr Sutter has taught in a variety of parishes. Your feedback is coveted. Back to Basics 1 – What is Anglicanism?
Reprinted as a reminder. Here it is again–Happy Lent! Lent helps us enter the deepest and most important mysteries of what it truly means to be human—spirit and flesh fused together. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent and remind us of our mortality. The ashes which are blessed and traced in the form of […]
Coming soon, a series on the vexing question facing many Anglo-Catholics today: where to go?
The ACC has joined with four other Continuing Church jurisdictions in calling on the Anglican Church of North America (ACNA) to return to its classical Anglican roots. Signed by Archbishops Grundorf (APA), Haverland (ACC), Marsh (ACA), and Robinson (UECNA), as well as Bishop Paul Hewett of the DHC, the letter is further evidence of the […]
This is the third part of an ongoing series about – well – mistakes that some Christians and some Christian groups make about what Christianity believes or teaches. In other words, “what isn’t Christianity!” In the first two installments, we looked at six wrong notions: 1. Christianity is about keeping the rules. 2. Christians believe […]
Although no comments were posted about the first installment of this series, I’ll plunge on where angels fear to blog and share some more foolish misconceptions that have become attached to Christianity–in error. Picking up where the last left off, let’s go on in the Scripture vein. 4. Christians believe that the Bible is the […]