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Rowan Williams: Sacraments of the New Society

Wooly Rowan Williams with green ferns

We cannot choose our families; nor can we choose the members of the Body of Christ. Like any family, frayed tempers and arguments should not be cause for walking or splitting apart.  The Church is, or should be, a sign of humanity’s reconciliation.  That is Williams’ foundational commitment in On Christian Theology. Is this a…

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Rowan Williams: Tokens of Trust, Pt. 2

Rowan Williams Tokens of Trust an Introduction to Christian Belief

I believe in one holy catholic and apostolic church To be in the church is not to stand under the arches of an old building, or to become a club member. It is to step into the life of the Trinity, which, as we saw in the last part, is the life of communion—of sharing.…

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Rowan Williams: Tokens of Trust, Pt. 1

Rowan Williams Tokens of Trust an Introduction to Christian Belief

In this introductory theology, published in 2007, Williams discusses the major articles of the Apostles’ Creed.  The Latin Creed was the ancient symbolon of the West–the sign, or signet ring, or token of Church membership. This Creed, recited at every baptism, is the pattern of our trust in God.   I believe in God the Father Why…

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