Monthly Archives: December 2017

Prognostics for Blogging

I was doing my daily rounds and found Fr Jonathan’s Blogday 2017: The beautiful feet of the Laity. I think he began his article with the tongue-in-cheek epitaph “Blogging, apparently, is a dying form which makes this, as usual, a … Continue reading

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Epistemology?

In my previous posting, I was concerned with “truth claims”. The truth one person believes in, alone or in consensus with a number of others, has to apply to all – by force if necessary. I don’t have a scientific … Continue reading

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Swimming Rivers

There has been a long thread on the Facebook Discussion Group for Anglicans Considering the Anglican Continuum (closed group). It concerns the relative merits of those Anglicans who become Roman Catholics through the Ordinariate or normal diocesan channels, or yet via … Continue reading

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Railways and Theology

The latest from John Bruce is quite a jaw-drop. I’m sure quite a few keep a watch on his blog without making any ado – as is usually the case for me. In A New Angle On The Oxford Movement, we … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

I’m sending out this somewhat secular e-Christmas card to all my readers, but depictions of the Nativity of Christ can be found in my greeting postings of previous years. So I have found this nice painting of Saint (Nic)Claus transposed … Continue reading

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The Machine Again

The story is buzzing on Facebook about the appointment of former chief nurse Sarah Mullally as next Bishop of London. One such posting contains a comment: This woman’s appointment as the 3rd most senior bishop in the Church of England … Continue reading

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O Sapientia

It all starts today in the Use of Sarum, because we have an extra O antiphon, O Virgo virginum. Here is an article on The Other Major Antiphons for the End of Advent which contains a link to another fine NLM … Continue reading

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