Devotional: The march, not the dirge, has ever been the music of Christianity...
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Welcome to Transfigurations! This blog is intended to serve the orthodox Anglican community and the wider Christian community. We pray that all that is posted here will be faithful to the Scriptures as the inspired word of God, speak the truth in love, edify, bless and transform this local body of Christ, and be an impetus for revival, repentance, prayer and intercession!
The first Anglicans have received into the Roman Catholic Church under a scheme set up by Pope Benedict XVI. By Jonathan Wynne-Jones,
Sat Jan 1, 2011
By K.E. Campbell
By Philip Pullella
posted Jan. 1, 2010
30 December 2010
December 29, 2010 By Eileen F. Toplansky
by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson and Robert P. George
by Ethan Cole, Christian Post
Tue, Dec. 28 2010
By Christopher Cadelago Tuesday, December 28, 2010
By DAVE CARPENTER
"The situation is extremely serious because baby boomers have not saved very effectively for retirement and are still retiring too early," says Olivia Mitchell, director of the Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Irish Times
The Bishop of Winchester has spoken of his concern for the religious freedom of Christians in Britain.
By Wesley J. Smith
December 28, 2010
It is not only members of Congress or the administration who treat "we the people" and the Constitution as nuisances to do an end run around. Judges, including Justices of the Supreme Court, have been doing this increasingly over the past hundred years.
We have allowed silence to become a gift forgotten, one we only consent to unwrap when all of our alternative bows and strings have been unraveled, and our diversions have been utterly played out. Our inability to be silent puts our minds and our souls at a disadvantage, because it robs us of the ability to wonder, and if we are not wondering at the impossible perfection of the world in its creation—if we are not wondering at spinning atoms and Incarnations—then we are lost to humility, and to experiencing gratitude.
And, without gratitude, we cannot develop a reasoned capacity for joy.
Dr. Robert Benne
A far larger number of churches—perhaps even the majority of parishes in the ELCA—try to duck the challenge. Their pastors or laypersons say: “this is not an issue in our parish,” which can mean a number of things...
What does this mean for liberal Britain?
Obama Returns to End-of-Life Plan That Caused Stir By ROBERT PEAR
Sun, Dec. 26 2010
By Tim Shipman
By ROBERT D. McFADDEN December 26, 2010