Category Archives: Anglican Church of Canada

Theologies of Mission and the Indian Residential Schools (Introduction)

The following is the introduction to the Second Part of my dissertation Unsettling Theology. What were the theologies of mission which informed the operations of the Indian Residential Schools? This is a simple question which does not yet have a … Continue reading

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The Origins of Evensong

A Sermon preached on The Seventh Sunday after Trinity (Year I ) Evensong 7:00 PM, July 30, 2017 The Parish of St. John the Baptist, South Cowichan BC According to Wikipedia, a baseball is: a ball used in the sport … Continue reading

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Canada and the Refugee Crisis: Part Two

This is the second part of a talk I gave on Ascension Day 2017 at Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, on Canada and the Refugee Crisis. The first part was where I give an overview of the history and current situation … Continue reading

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Is the Legacy of the Indian Residential Schools an Issue for Theology?

The following is a continuation from my previous post and part of the serialization of the first draft of my dissertation Unsettling Theology. One might argue that while the legacy of the Indian Residential Schools is an issue for the … Continue reading

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Unsettling Theology: Introduction

How do good people wind up doing evil things? How are Christians to deal with an evil legacy? Behind these simple, very general questions, is an actual story, and a very real theological legacy. Between the 1870s and the 1970s … Continue reading

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It Was More Like 80%

It Wasn’t Two-Thirds, It Was More Like 80% That’s the conclusion that I’ve reached about the level of support for the First Reading of the Amendment to the Marriage Canon. As most Canadian Anglicans know, the motion required a two-thirds … Continue reading

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Not All Delegates are Alike

General Synod Delegates and the Populations They Represent In the last blog post I reviewed the raw statistics collected by the General Synod in order to determine the number of clergy and lay delegates each diocese could send to General … Continue reading

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