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ON THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND

ON THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND   The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann Deaconess Tina Jinkins Beginnings  The Church in “Britannia” was planted by merchants from the Middle East, who brought their wares to the islands and spoke of their faith to the inhabitants. In the Anglican tradition, one of the best known of

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On The Bible, The Church, and Mary

 ON THE BIBLE, THE CHURCH, and MARY The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann   Anglicanism has always had a sort of “split personality” when it comes to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. There have been a number of well-known Anglican writers, especially among the theologians of the seventeenth and

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ON A REASONABLE, HOLY, AND LIVING SACRIFICE

 ON A REASONABLE, HOLY, AND LIVING SACRIFICE The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann   St. Paul writes to the Corinthians, “Christ our Passover is SACRIFICED for us; therefore let us keep the feast…” (1Cor.5:7). We respond in our Liturgy with a prayer that God would “mercifully accept this our SACRIFICE of praise and thanksgiving (cf.Heb.13:15). The

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On Having Holy Communion Often? Tractate VI

ON HAVING HOLY COMMUNION OFTEN? The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann   Our Lord Jesus Christ gave us the Sacrament of Holy Communion so that Christians everywhere could always be one with Him and share in His holy life and saving death. For this Sacrament, He made use of a common and necessary human act: the

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Real Presence Tractate IV

 REAL PRESENCE An “apologia” for the Traditional Catholic Doctrine that the bread and wine of the Holy Eucharist become the real, objective Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.   The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann   Not long after our Lord Jesus fed five thousand people, the account of which takes up the opening

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Religion of Prayer Book; Tractate III

ON THE RELIGION OF  THE PRAYER BOOK The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann The Very Rev’d Richard E Backley   One of the marks of Traditional Anglicanism is our retention of the classical Book of Common Prayer, the latest version of a sequence of Prayer Books similar in style and content to those which have come

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Tractate on Customs and Manners

BEING IN HIS HOUSE A BRIEF SUMMARY OF CHURCH / CUSTOMS AND MANNERS The Rev’d. Stephan W. Heimann The Very Rev’d Richard E Bakley A Liturgical Church The Anglican church is a liturgical church, which means that we use a set order of worship, along with certain symbols and worship aids to enhance congregational participation

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