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I am Matt Gunter, 8th Bishop of the Diocese of Fond du Lac, the Episcopal Church in Northeast WI
I am Matt Gunter, 8th Bishop of the Diocese of Fond du Lac, the Episcopal Church in Northeast WI

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Charles Grafton: Evangelical at heart, while in belief a liberal Catholic
Introduction By
the time he was elected 2 nd bishop of Fond du Lac in 1888, Charles
Grafton was already well known as an advocate a Catholic Anglicanism. He had
for 16 years been rector of the Church of the Advent, Boston, a leading
Anglo-Catholic parish in...
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On the Christian Creed: Creed: F. D. Maurice
“All superstition, all priestcraft, in its worst
and most evil sense  –  we cannot repeat this proposition too often, or put it
in too many shapes  –  has its root in vague, indefinite religious
apprehensions; not resting upon the knowledge and confession o...
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On the Christian Creed, Thoughts & Questions
The man in Sapphire Blue, Hildegard of Bingen's vision of the Trinity The Apostles' Creed [is] the Baptismal Symbol and
the Nicene Creed [is] the sufficient statement of the Christian faith. – Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral ( 1979 Book of Common Prayer , p. ...
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Praying Shapes Believing. Or Does It?
In Episcopalian circles one often hears appeals to the
idea that “praying shapes believing.” It the title of a widely used commentary
on the Book of common Prayer written by Leonel Mitchell. I have come across the
phrase, spoken or written, several times in...
Praying Shapes Believing. Or Does It?
Praying Shapes Believing. Or Does It?
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Communion, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament & Benediction
“Taste
and see that the Lord is good” – Psalm 34:8 Communion Along
with Baptism, Eucharist is the foundational Sacrament of the Church. It is
where we return again and again to meet Jesus. Anglicans have typically been
wary of trying to explain how Jesus
is...
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God's Love is Not Enough (John 3:16)
"For
God so loved the world . . ." So Jesus says in the 3rd chapter of the Gospel of John .  I
saw a bumper sticker once that said, “God loves you. No exceptions.” I believe
this is so. And I believe that just accepting that can be life-changing (see here a...
God's Love is Not Enough (John 3:16)
God's Love is Not Enough (John 3:16)
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All you need is love – or maybe not
“All
you need is love, love; love is all you need.” So sang the Beatles. I saw a
bumper-sticker once affirming a similar sentiment: “My religion is kindness.”
My first thought upon seeing this was a twinge of guilt and sadness, because I
took it to imply an...
All you need is love – or maybe not
All you need is love – or maybe not
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Yossel Rakover's Appeal to God
Jews
captured during the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Warsaw, Poland, April 19-May 16,
1943.  (National
Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.) Yesterday was Holocaust Remembrance Day which corresponds to
the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calen...
Yossel Rakover's Appeal to God
Yossel Rakover's Appeal to God
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The Holy Abandon of Maria Yudina
I
watched the movie,  The Death of Stalin , last week. It is a grim, but intelligent and funny
comedy about the scramble for power–and survival–by his inner circle of
scheming toadies like Beria, Krushchev, and Molotov. It highlights the
corrosive effects o...
The Holy Abandon of Maria Yudina
The Holy Abandon of Maria Yudina
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Of First Importance
I handed on to you as of first importance what I
in turn had received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the
scriptures, and that he was buried, and that he was raised on the third day in
accordance with the scriptures. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4)...
Of First Importance
Of First Importance
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