Romantic Anglicanism

Romantic Anglicanism

These tendencies I dub the "romantic" and the "classical".  One can briefly sum up the difference between them by say...

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The path to salvation

Here’s the shortest and easiest path to salvation: Be obedient, restrained, don’t judge, and guard your heart and mind against wicked though...

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Richard Hooker on the Incarnation

To Christ we ascribe both working of wonders and suffering of pains, we use concerning him speeches as well of humility as of divine glory, ...

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A Good Church Garden

Should flourish luxuriantly with; Three Rows of Squash Squash indifference Squash criticism Squash gossip Four Rows of Turnips Turn ...

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The Lapsed Soul

by Philip Sherrard (1922-1995) from Poems Given or Found My risen Lord, I hear your call but faintly through life's darkening wall, or s...

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Alexander Schmemann on the Antimension

Alexander Schmemann on the Antimension

From Introduction to Liturgical Theology : Father Alexander Schmemann (+1983) was a prolific writer, brilliant lecturer, and dedicated pasto...

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Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer

‘Morning Prayer’ - Charles West (British, 1811 - 1890), The Yale Centre for British Art

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The Priority of the Oxford Movement

This was basically the priority of the Oxford Movement. Newman, Keble, Pusey, and the others were not that interested in ceremonial as such....

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A true monk

"A true monk weeps for the sins of each of his brethren, and rejoices over the progress of each." St John Climacus (7th century)

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Orthodox Chant Resources

Orthodox Chant Resources

ToneTutor 101 - An Audio Course in the Eight Tones Russian ($40-80) If you’ve ever wanted to learn the eight tones of the Russian Orthodox C...

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A Method of Simplified Plainsong

From The Rev. Ben Jefferies : The Psalm is chanted on a steady reciting note: Whatever sits comfortably in the throat, and can be sung softl...

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