George Herbert (3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was an Anglican priest, poet and orator. His, A Priest to His Temple or also titled, The Country Parson, His Character and Rule of Holy Life is Herbert’s self-described “mark” for priests to aim at.
Watch this short but succinct video with John Milbank and Simon Oliver as they discuss the origins of and significance of Radical Orthodoxy. [videoembed type=”youtube” ratio=”sixteen_by_nine” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRemJU5mTPc” width=”980″ height=”315″ autoplay=”yes” loop=”yes”]
A short video by +Rowan Williams on the history and practice of Lent (just in time for the remainder of your Lent). [videoembed type=”youtube” ratio=”sixteen_by_nine” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d0TG4hnNRs” width=”980″ height=”315″ autoplay=”yes” loop=”yes”]
John Donne was one of the greatest Anglican minds. His theological vision and Christian imagination was unsurpassed. Poems on Several Occasions is a free eBook. Enjoy!
So, you call yourself an Anglican and you haven’t read (or thumbed through) Richard Hooker’s classic work The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity? Well, there’s no better time other than the present, since it’s free.
A Parson’s Handbook is a must read for any student of the liturgy, especially Anglican. While Dearmer has very strong opinions on most everything, don’t let that scare you away from cracking open this classic while it free.
The works of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite are more central to the historic Christian faith (especially Anglicanism!) than most people are aware. Restored to prominence in the Church by such 20th century greats as Hans Urs von Balthasar and Henri deLubac, Dionysius is a must read for any student of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. For a free translation, click here.
“As we approach Easter, here’s…a chance to listen to a fascinating talk by the [former] Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Dr Rowan Williams.” “Icons are – among other things – practical aids to meditative prayer, and [written] in a climate of prayer. Dr Rowan Williams…looks at some aspects of how this has worked in the past and still works today.” Listen here.
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