Anglican Unscripted 529 – Varvatious

  • Why More Muslims Are Turning to Jesus

    by David Garrison, Newsweek: In the 8th century, the Great Imam, Abu Hanifa (699-767), coined the term “House of Islam” (Dar al-Islam) as those places where Muslims enjoyed peace and security under the rule of an Islamic government. The rest of the world Hanifa designated Dar al-Harb or “the House of War.” Hanifa’s triumphalist worldview […]

  • From Gay to Gospel: The Fascinating Story of Becket Cook

    from The Gospel Coalition: Ten years ago, Becket Cook was a gay man in Hollywood who had achieved great success as a set designer in the fashion industry. He worked with stars and supermodels, from Natalie Portman to Claudia Schiffer, traveling the world to design photo shoots for the likes of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. […]

  • The Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba elected 9th Archbishop of Uganda

    On 28th August 2019, at a press conference held at the Provincial Secretariat, Namirembe, the Rt. Rev. Edison Irigei, Dean of the Church of Uganda, announced that the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba was elected the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda. The election was held during a meeting of the House of […]

  • C of E welcomes American celebrity Pastor’s attack on orthodox sexual ethics

    By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: A number of clergy in Southwark Diocese have privately expressed concern to the Bishop about an event at the cathedral on London’s south bank which took place on 21st August. Nadia Bolz-Weber, a Lutheran pastor from Denver with a high profile in the secular media, spoke to an enthusiastic audience […]

  • Wycliffe Hall announces the appointment of NT Wright as their Senior Research Fellow

    Wycliffe Hall today announces that the Wycliffe Hall Council intends to appoint NT Wright (The Rt Revd Prof Nicholas Thomas Wright) as Senior Research Fellow, as of 1 October 2019. NT Wright is currently Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s College, St Andrews in Scotland. Revd Dr Michael Lloyd, Principal […]

  • Songs of Praise same-sex promo upsets viewers

    from The Christian Institute: BBC’s Songs of Praise has alienated its viewers after it featured a same-sex wedding in this week’s programme. Jamie Wallace and Ian McDowell married at Rutherglen United Reformed Church near Glasgow – one of the few denominations to have accepted the redefinition of marriage. While presenter Kate Bottley described the URC […]

  • Is Drag Queen Story Hour A Cultural Crisis or Not? The Massive Restructuring of the Entire Moral Universe in America

    by Albert Mohler: The New York Times recently reported a story that began this way, “Once upon a time at a public library in San Francisco, a drag queen arrived at story time and read to the children she met there.” The story continues as written by Liam Stack, “The children, no strangers to playing […]

  • Bishop John Ellison, 1940-2019

    By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. John Ellison, Bishop of Paraguay 1988-2007, returned to England after his retirement and settled near Basingstoke with his wife Judie. He remained active in ministry as an honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Winchester, and Chair of the Anglican Mission in England Panel of Bishops. After battling illness for […]

  • What Went Wrong with the Human Rights System?

    by Stefano Gennarini, JD, C-Fam: The recent formation of the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights is a positive sign in the United States. It shows that there is an increasing awareness that the UN human rights system has gone badly awry. Indeed, something has gone awfully wrong in international human rights discourse. The Human Rights […]

  • The Rise of the Nones

    by Nathaniel Peters, Public Discourse: The rise in numbers of people with no religious affiliation reflects the emergence of a new faith rather than a loss of faith altogether. As America’s religious norm changes from Christianity to therapeutic deism and spiritualized progressivism, we will find more people challenging longstanding protections of human dignity and religious […]

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