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Miserable Offenders

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Discussing theology, culture, and the church while drawing from classical Anglican sources
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Lambeth Fallout and the GAFCON Chairman's Letter
Lambeth Fallout and the GAFCON Chairman's Letter
The Miserable Offenders discuss the recent Lambeth Conference and the letter of GAFCON Chairman, Abp. Foley Beach in response to the meeting. The Chairman's Letter
01:13:18
August 13, 2022
Bulwarks of Anglican Belief: The Body of Christ (Ecumenism)
Bulwarks of Anglican Belief: The Body of Christ (Ecumenism)
The Miserable Offenders embark on a new series prying into the mysterious case of a fractured N. American Anglican church. What would it take for a unified, orthodox Anglicanism to thrive? The second such "bulwark" we address in this episode is that of "ecumenism" or the way that Anglicans relate to other churches. Claims of the Prayer Book upon Protestant Christendom ~ Cummins ACNA College of Bishops Provincial Council: Ecumenical Relations Report Aldersgate Mission Society
45:13
July 29, 2022
Bulwarks of Anglican Belief: Common Prayer (The 2019 BCP TLE Considered)
Bulwarks of Anglican Belief: Common Prayer (The 2019 BCP TLE Considered)
The Miserable Offenders embark on a new series prying into the mysterious case of a fractured N. American Anglican church. What would it take for a unified, orthodox Anglicanism to thrive? The first such "bulwark" we consider is "Common Prayer" and we use Isaac's recent review of the ACNA's 2019 BCP (Traditional Language Edition) as a launching place for further discussion. Notes: How Classical is It? A Review of The Book of Common Prayer (2019) Traditional Language Edition Common Authority in the Midst of Uncommon Prayer The College of Bishops: Resolution Concerning Prayer Books and Historic Rites
01:00:11
July 20, 2022
To Venerate or *not* to Venerate: Anglicans, Icons, and Nicea II
To Venerate or *not* to Venerate: Anglicans, Icons, and Nicea II
The Miserable Offenders are back and this time they're discussing some recent controversy over the Anglican reception of religious iconography. Fr. Isaac really leads the discussion here, enjoy! Articles referenced: CB Moss: The Church of England and the Seventh Council Reformation Anglicanism and Nicaea II - River Devereux On the Rightful Rejection of Nicaea II - Ben Jeffries Lancelotian Romanticism, Biblical Interpretation, and Nicaea II by Fr. Mark Perkins
45:12
July 11, 2022
Is a Classical Education Enough?
Is a Classical Education Enough?
In this episode, we discuss the benefits of a Classical Christian education, and ask whether it will be sufficient to raise up a new generation of Christians? Notes: https://ars-politica.captivate.fm/episode/ars-politica-ep56-christian-classical-ed https://www.canterbury.school/ https://www.stgeorgeclassical.com/
51:11
July 07, 2022
A Most Irrelevant Cantuar
A Most Irrelevant Cantuar
It's time for another dose of miserable offense and this time we're discussing a recent story involving Justin Welby, several GAFCON bishops, and the issues of leadership in global Anglicanism today. Below are links to several of the articles we discuss: Primates of Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda respond to March 2022 primates’ communique Letter to the Archbishops of Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria from the Archbishop of Canterbury African archbishops chide Welby for virtue-signaling and with condoning ‘evil by hiding behind endless prayer and discussion’ PROCLAIMING FROM THE ROOFTOPS: AN INTERVIEW WITH CALVIN ROBINSON WHO ADMITS TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE ANGLICAN COMMUNION?
48:21
June 27, 2022
Are Anglicans 'Going Lutheran' on Holy Communion?
Are Anglicans 'Going Lutheran' on Holy Communion?
We're back to discuss an interesting if controversial article that was recently published claiming the ACNA is moving ina "real presence" of "Lutheran" direction on Holy Communion. If you enjoy what you're hearing please subscribe and leave us a review! https://northamanglican.com/has-acna-gone-lutheran-on-the-supper/
44:34
February 05, 2022
God's Wrath and Universalism
God's Wrath and Universalism
It's a special day when you can get ALL THREE Miserable Offenders reunited to discuss the Love of God, the Wrath of God, and the problem of Christian Universalism. Thanks for listening!
01:02:07
October 09, 2021
Baptism Part 1 - Baptism & Confirmation - Knowing God through the Liturgy
Baptism Part 1 - Baptism & Confirmation - Knowing God through the Liturgy
The Ven. Isaac Rehberg and Canon Andrew Brashier move into a two-part discussion on baptism.
52:31
May 14, 2021
“His Majesty” Covenant with God Part 2 - Knowing God through the Liturgy - 13
“His Majesty” Covenant with God Part 2 - Knowing God through the Liturgy - 13
Apologies for the poor quality of Canon Isaac's audio! It came through clearly during the recording but apparently, there was an unforeseen problem that we will rectify in our next episode. Fr. Paul Castellano - As It Is in Heaven: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Introduction to the Traditional Church and Her Worship available at: https://www.amazon.com/Heaven-Historical-Theological-Introduction-Traditional/dp/1627878440/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=paul+castellano&qid=1619792461&sr=8-2 The REC Book of Common Praise is available at: https://anglicanhousepublishers.org/book-of-common-praise/ Magnify the Lord Hymnal is available at: https://anglicanhousepublishers.org/magnify-the-lord/ 
55:31
May 03, 2021
“God and Self” Covenant with God Part 2 - Knowing God through the Liturgy - 12
“God and Self” Covenant with God Part 2 - Knowing God through the Liturgy - 12
We are midway through Chapter 4 (Canon Andrew misspoke!) and tackling "God and Self": http://assets.newscriptorium.com/toon-collection/worship/knowinggodlit1.htm The Traditional Language Edition of the 2019 BCP can be reviewed here: https://bcp2019.anglicanchurch.net/index.php/downloads-traditional/
51:40
April 16, 2021
"Covenant with God" Part 1 - Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 11
"Covenant with God" Part 1 - Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 11
Canon Andrew and The Ven. Canon Isaac continue with Chapter 4, Covenant with God. Follow along with us at: http://assets.newscriptorium.com/toon-collection/worship/knowinggodlit1.htm
01:02:33
April 07, 2021
"The Living God" Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 10
"The Living God" Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 10
The Ven. Cn. Isaac and Cn. Andrew continue with Dr. Toon's "Knowing God Through the Liturgy" by wrapping up Chapter 3. Read along with us at http://assets.newscriptorium.com/toon-collection/worship/knowinggodlit1.htm Curious about the reading plan Cn. Isaac is using during Lent? Check it out here: https://prayerist.com/lentfathers.html
32:58
March 24, 2021
"Who is God?" Pt. 2 - Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 9
"Who is God?" Pt. 2 - Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 9
Canon Andrew and Canon Isaac are back! They finish up this "Who is God?" section of Dr. Peter Toon's book "Knowing God Through the Liturgy,"
01:05:20
March 14, 2021
"Knowing Persons & Who is God Pt. 1" Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 8
"Knowing Persons & Who is God Pt. 1" Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 8
Canon Isaac and Canon Andrew quicken the pace as they continue discussing "The Great Toon"!
38:18
October 26, 2020
"Old but Excellent" Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 7
"Old but Excellent" Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 7
Canon Andrew Brashier and Canon Isaac Rehberg are back! We're here to make your 2020 a little less "miserable."
41:16
October 04, 2020
Church in the time of Coronavirus
Church in the time of Coronavirus
Fr. Isaac and Jesse are back after a long break to talk about Covid-19 and how the Anglican world is processing a difficult situation.
01:16:01
April 03, 2020
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 6
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 6
It's a Miserable Offenders first! Deacon Andrew and Father Isaac are back in the saddle with no Jesse in sight. The Miserable Offenders crew is able to move forward in the Peter Toon book anyway though.  We hope you'll enjoy the show and we thank all of our loyal listeners to sticking with us!
01:04:09
November 09, 2019
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 5
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 5
Jesse and Fr. Rehberg discuss the importance of Common Prayer for common theology as they unpack more of Peter Toon's "Knowing God Through the Liturgy."
01:03:08
September 14, 2019
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 4
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 4
Jesse and Deacon Andrew discuss the trouble of defining Anglicanism, the dangers of going off the rails in your churchmanship, professional wrestling, and of course "Knowing God Through the Liturgy" by the late, Rev. Dr. Peter Toon.
55:42
September 07, 2019
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 3
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 3
In this episode Jesse and Andrew pick up the reading and discussion of Peter Toon's "Knowing God Through The Liturgy" which can be found at New Scriptorium ( http://newscriptorium.com/toon-collection ). As always, we digress and bring the insight of Toon into our present situation. Follow along and feel free to give us a share or rating if you enjoy the show!
58:03
August 03, 2019
Knowing God Through The Liturgy - 2
Knowing God Through The Liturgy - 2
Deacon Andrew and Jesse discuss the recent heated debates over the 2019 ACNA Book of Common Prayer and eventually turn back to the Toon text for answers.
01:12:13
July 21, 2019
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 1
Knowing God Through the Liturgy - 1
The Miserable Offenders are embarking on a new journey with the late Rev. Peter Toon! Fr. Isaac and Jesse introduce any newcomers to Toon and his legacy, as they begin reading and discussing his book in defense of the classical Book of Common Prayer, "Knowing God Through the Liturgy."
01:08:35
June 29, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - ENDGAME!
The Spirit of Anglicanism - ENDGAME!
There's only one way this works, but to find out you have to listen! Fr. Isaac and Jesse but a bow on Paul Elmer More's essay and give their final thoughts on The Spirit of Anglicanism.
49:43
June 02, 2019
An Anglican Benedict Option: Monks With Benefits?
An Anglican Benedict Option: Monks With Benefits?
The Miserable Offenders are back! This time they're discussing the #BenOp of #RodDreher or #DrDreh as he is sometimes called. In all seriousness though, they get into the major themes of the Benedict Option and share why they think Anglicanism is specially fitted for it.
55:18
May 14, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 10
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 10
Fr. Isaac and Jesse take a close look at Anglican eucharistic theology in light of some specific claims made in Paul Elmer More's essay "The Spirit of Anglicanism."
01:18:26
April 30, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 9
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 9
Jesse and Deacon Andrew take up the discussion of Paul Elmer More's classic essay on Anglicanism in the 17th century.
52:57
April 09, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 8
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 8
Finally, all three hosts are back! We continue our discussion of Paul Elmer More's essay on the Anglicanism of the seventeenth century.
01:23:30
March 30, 2019
What is Anglicanism Anyways?
What is Anglicanism Anyways?
In this episode Jesse Nigro and Deacon Andrew Brashier take a break from their study of P.E. More's essay and attempt to answer the question, "what is Anglicanism?"
01:21:47
March 09, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 7
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 7
Jesse and Fr. Isaac continue their discussion of P. E. More’s essay with a focus on claims of “infallibility.”
01:01:45
February 19, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 6
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 6
We continue our series of episodes reading and discussing The Spirit of Anglicanism, an essay by Paul Elmer More.
01:01:51
January 01, 2019
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 5
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 5
We continue our series of episodes reading and discussing The Spirit of Anglicanism, an essay by Paul Elmer More.
56:43
August 05, 2018
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 4
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 4
We continue our series of episodes reading and discussing The Spirit of Anglicanism, an essay by Paul Elmer More.
45:43
July 29, 2018
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 3
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 3
We continue our series of episodes reading and discussing The Spirit of Anglicanism, an essay by Paul Elmer More.
56:27
July 22, 2018
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 2
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 2
We continue our series of episodes reading and discussing The Spirit of Anglicanism, an essay by Paul Elmer More.
37:58
July 15, 2018
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 1
The Spirit of Anglicanism - 1
We begin a series of episodes where we'll be reading and discussing The Spirit of Anglicanism, an essay by Paul Elmer More.
43:33
July 08, 2018