Index & Papers2022-01-01T18:41:19+00:00

Index & Papers

This Index provides access to a library of papers related to the general theme of ‘Anglicanism’. Covering a wide range of subjects associated with an understanding of Anglicanism, the papers are available gratis for research purposes.

Standard academic practice quotation of small sections may be used freely with acknowledgement of the author, title and website www.anglicanism.org  Permission must be sought from authors, through the Editor of this site, for full reproduction of papers.

Prospective new papers may also be submitted (in Word format and with JPG pictures as necessary) to the Editor for review and approval prior to publication. Papers are published gratis and remain copyright of authors.

Recent Additions:

The Pope’s Pet Subject

Jane Kelly, has serious reservations about the Pope's pronouncement on 'selfish couples' who 'substitute dogs for children' ... The lack of the initial strong maternal bond may be a key to why so many people now grow up unable to form close relations with other humans and lack the emotional resilience the Pope recognises is needed to tackle complex adult relationships such as being parents. We are all sad, lonely children now, needing our teddy bears and our puppy for comfort!

Why did I leave the Anglican Church?

Chris Jefferies writes: I was asked this question some time ago. At first I felt that it somehow missed the point because I tend to feel that I never was an Anglican, although it’s true that in my mid to late teens I would have called myself Anglican – perhaps?

Book review. My Journey as a Religious Pluralist: A Christian Theology of Religions Reclaimed – Alan Race

The Rev'd Dr. Peniel Rajkumar writes: Few theologians have approached the many questions and challenges that religious plurality poses for Christian theologies of religions with such honesty and depth as Alan Race. Never the one to dodge difficult questions, Race has both problematised as well as probed, with passion and profundity, a wide-range of themes and questions that are concomitant to Christian understanding and engagement with other religions

Sermon given Sunday 21st November Choral Evensong St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London

In a sermon given on Sunday 21st November 2021 in St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London. The Rev'd Dr. Jeffrey Lake reflects on the recent Cop26 meeting in Glasgow.

The Anglican Church of Ceylon calls for urgent action from UN Human Rights Council

The Rt Rev'd Keerthisiri Fernando, Anglican Bishop for Kurunegala of the Church of Ceylon calls for action from the UN in response to continuing violence following Islamist suicide bombings in 2019.

World Congress of Faiths – Spirituality and Ecology: Religious Wisdom for the Future – Review of online Conference 29th April 2021

Jenny Kartupelis reports: Spirituality and Ecology: Religious Wisdom for the Future - The UK-based World Congress of Faiths, in collaboration with the Parliament of the World’s Religions, held an on-line conference on 29 April to explore the interplay between spirituality and ecology.

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