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B5 | Interview with Porter Taylor

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B13 | Tract VI
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Wesley reads Tract VI, "The Present Obligation of Primitive Practice. A Sin of the Church."  Read along: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Tracts_for_the_Times/Tract_6 You can send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our *NEW* Facebook discussion group here. 
10:42
October 18, 2019
B12 | Interview with Dr. Garwood Anderson, Pauline Scholar and President and Provost of Nashotah House Theological Seminary
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Wesley sits down with Dr. Garwood Anderson (PhD, Marquette University), a Pauline scholar and the President and Provost of Nashotah House Theological Seminary. Make sure to check out his book Paul's New Perspective: Charting a Soteriological Journey.  If you're interested in furthering your theological education, be sure to consider Nashotah House Theological Seminary.  You can send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our Facebook discussion group here. 
55:39
October 14, 2019
16 | St. Paul and Soteriology
On today's episode, we talk Pauline theology and give some of our thoughts about the "New Perspective(s) on Paul."  Here are some resources we mention and recommend: New Perspective on Paul by Kent L. Yinger  Paul’s New Perspective by Garwood Anderson As always, you can send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists
46:11
October 7, 2019
B10 | Tract V
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Myles reads Tract V of Tracts for the Times, "A Short Address to His Brethren on the Nature and Constitution of the Church of Christ and of the Branch of it Established in England." It was written by John William Bowden, a layman.  http://anglicanhistory.org/tracts/tract5.html You can send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our *NEW* Facebook discussion group here. 
41:57
October 4, 2019
B9 | Tract IV
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Wesley reads Tract IV of Tracts for the Times.  http://anglicanhistory.org/tracts/tract4.html
22:40
September 27, 2019
15 | Anglican Spiritual Formation
We are joined again today by Fr. Wade Miller for a discussion about Anglican approaches to spiritual formation, discipline, and Christian living. Plenty of books and articles were mentioned throughout the episode. We hope you find them useful: The Orthodox Study Bible Bible Basics for Catholics by John Bergsma The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield Girl Meets God by Lauren F. Winner Christian Proficiency by Martin Thornton On Social Justice by Basil the Great Seeing God by Hans Boersma Article: Forming An Anglo-Catholic Parish Don't forget to check out these websites as well: Earth and Altar and Common Prayer. You can send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our *NEW* Facebook discussion group here. 
1:07:36
September 23, 2019
B8 | Interview with Fr. Sean and Fr. Mark
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Myles interviews Fr. Sean McDermott and Fr. Mark Perkins, both serving at All Saints Anglican in Charlottesville, VA.  If you want to learn more about their work, check out their page Earth and Altar. Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our *NEW* Facebook discussion group here.
32:59
September 16, 2019
14 | Conversation with Fr. Wade Miller
On today's episode, we are joined by our friend and guest, Fr. Wade Willer of St. Philip's Anglican in Blacksburg, VA.  We discuss his journey into Anglicanism and other related topics. Here's some of the books mentioned/recommended: Anglican Catholic Faith and Practice by Mark Haverland Holy Living and Dying by Jeremy Taylor Scripture and the Authority of God by N. T. Wright The Catholic Religion by Vernon Staley The King's Highway by George Carleton Anything by the Church Fathers, E. L. Mascall, and George Herbert! Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our *NEW* Facebook discussion group here.
52:46
September 10, 2019
B7 | Interview with Amanda McGill of Homely Hours
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Wesley interviews Amanda McGill who runs the website Homely Hours, a site dedicated to educating and equipping families to integrate Anglican spirituality in their day-to-day lives. Check out their website here and connect with them on Facebook and Instagram. You can contact them at thehomelyhours@gmail.com.  Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. If you want to dive deeper and enjoy dialoguing with others about content on the Sacramentalists, check out our *NEW* Facebook discussion group here. 
46:12
September 2, 2019
13 | The Five Solae: An Anglo-Catholic Response
On today’s episode, we discuss an Anglo-Catholic response to the common scheme used by many Protestants for articulating the core tenets of Protestant theology: the Five Solae.  Here are some books we mention: On the Day You Were Baptized by Sarah Howell The Intellectual Life by A. G. Sertillanges Feel free to send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
50:37
August 26, 2019
B6 | Tract III
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Myles reads Tract III from the Tracts for the Times http://anglicanhistory.org/tracts/tract3.html
23:30
August 19, 2019
12 | Atonement Theories
On today’s episode we discuss various “theories” of atonement. Here are some resources we mention: Cur Deus Homo by St. Anselm Christus Victor by Gustaf Aulén  A Community Called Atonement by Scot McKnight As always, you can send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
53:50
August 13, 2019
B5 | Interview with Porter Taylor
Today on the show, we have Fr. Porter Taylor, liturgical theologian and PhD student at Aberdeen, to discuss the impact of Eastern Orthodox priest and professor Alexander Schmemann on liturgical theology. You can buy the fistschrift edited by Fr. Taylor, We Give Our Thanks Unto Thee: Essays in Memory of Fr. Alexander Schmemann here. You can also read Fr. Wesley's review of the book at The North American Anglican. Be sure to follow Fr. Taylor on Twitter, @PorterCTaylor.  Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
54:57
August 5, 2019
11 | Holy Eucharist
On today’s episode we discuss an Anglican theology of the Holy Eucharist. Here are some resources we mention and recommend: The Real Presence by E. B. Pusey The Old Religion by J. L. C. Dart Corpus Christi (2nd edition) by E. L. Mascall Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
1:14:39
July 29, 2019
B4 | Tract II
On today’s bonus episode, Fr. Wesley reads Tract II of Tracts for the Times, “The Catholic Church.” In the tract, Newman cites An Exposition of the Creed by Bishop John Pearson. You can find that here.  Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
12:25
July 22, 2019
10 | Holy Baptism
On today’s episode, we continue our discussion of the sacramental worldview by exploring the topic of Holy Baptism.  Things we mention in the episode: The Amon Sûl podcast Technopoly by Neil Postman Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
1:26:05
July 15, 2019
B3 | Tract I
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Myles reads Tract I from The Tracts for Our Times. Fr. Myles also mentions Sarah Howell's new children's baptism book, On The Day You Were Baptized. Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
14:17
July 8, 2019
09 | The Sacramental Imagination
Today we begin a three part series on the sacraments. This first episode is dedicated to understanding the framework of a sacramental worldview and interpretation of Scripture.  Things mentioned today: Two of our previous episodes that give more context: Episode 03 | Nominalistic Ecclesiology and Episode 07 | Pagan Christianity. Handbook of Consolations by Johann Gerhard Everyday Glory by Gerald McDermott Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com 
1:01:12
July 1, 2019
B2 | Interview with Dennis MacDonald
On today's bonus episode, Fr. Wesley interviews Dr. Dennis MacDonald, the John Wesley Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Claremont School of Theology, about the various connections between the New Testament and the Homeric epics. Dr. MacDonald has written a number of books on the subject including: Luke and the Politics of Homeric Imitation: Luke-Acts as Rival to the Aeneid (2018); The Dionysian Gospel: The Fourth Gospel and Euripides (2017); and The Gospels and Homer: Imitations of Greek Epic in Mark and Luke-Acts (2014). We apologize for the audio quality. The interview had to conducted via phone due to technical difficulties.  Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists.  The views expressed by guests do not necessarily reflect those of the hosts. 
55:53
June 24, 2019
08 | Answering Questions
On today’s episode, we tackle some questions that you, the listeners, have submitted to us through email, Twitter, or Facebook. Make sure to follow us on those platforms and send your comments, feedback, and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com! Also, here are some of the works we mentioned in the show: Christ, The Christian, and The Church by E. L. Mascall You Are What You Love by James K.A. Smith Absolutely Null and Utterly Void by John Jay Hughes The Old Religion by J.D. Dart An Attempt to Illustrate Those Articles of the Church of England, Which the Calvinists Improperly Consider As Calvinistical by Richard Laurence "Simul Iustus et Peccator: An Impetus for Sanctification from Martin Luther" by Fr. Wesley “Keeping the Anglican in Anglo-Catholic” by Fr. Wesley 
1:07:14
June 17, 2019
B1 | Interview with Scott Harrower
Welcome to our first bonus episode! Today Fr. Wesley interviews the Rev. Dr. Scott Harrower about his new book God of All Comfort: A Trinitarian Response to the Horrors of This World. Fr. Harrower serves as Associate Professor of Theology and History at Ridley College, Melbourne. Other books mentioned in this episode: Trinity Without Hierarchy: Reclaiming Nicene Orthodoxy in Evangelical Theology Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
52:54
June 10, 2019
07 | Pagan Christianity
On today’s episode we discuss parallels between classical paganism and Christianity.  Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalitsts@gmail.com or reach out to us on Twitter @sacramentalists. 
1:04:44
June 3, 2019
06 | Andy Stanley: Marcionite Heretic or Expositor of Paul?
In this episode, we evaluate a series of sermons by Andy Stanley that made waves through American Christianity last summer. Here are a link to the three sermons on Youtube: 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmoTAtH3zus 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBX08olAoFw 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pShxFTNRCWI  Here are the books we mentioned or quoted: 1. The First Christian by Paul Zahl 2. The Catholic Religion by Vernon Staley What We're Into: The Tolle Lege Podcast: Apple and Google Miss Lonely Hearts by Nathaniel West
1:03:03
May 20, 2019
05 | Lectionary Preaching
In today’s episode we talk about the role and purpose of a lectionary and how it influences preaching. If you want more history and insight into the historic one-year lectionary, check out The Young Tractarians Podcast Ep. 9.  In the “What We’re Into” segment, Fr. Myles mentions The Beer Option by R. Jared Staudt. Please send your feedback and questions to thesacramentalists@gmail.com 
1:00:21
May 6, 2019
04 | Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi
In today’s episode we talk about the ancient liturgical principle Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi (the rule of prayer is the rule of belief) and how it applies so many spheres of human life. To help guide us, we reference James K. A. Smith and his three books in the Cultural Liturgies Series, as well as his more pop-level work You Are What You Love.  In the “What We’re Into” segment, Fr. Wes mentions The First Seven Ecumenical Councils by Leo Donald Davis, and we both recommend another Anglican podcast called The Young Tractarians. If you want to offer any feedback, you can email us at thesacramentalists@gmail.com 
53:00
April 22, 2019
03 | Nominalistic Ecclesiology
In today’s episode we discuss a medieval philosophical concept called “nominalism” and its negative influence on modern ecclesiology.  Here are the works we interact with during the episode: The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher “The Baptist Faith and Message” (2000) The Catholic Religion by Vernon Staley The Practice of Religion by Archibald Campbell Knowles In the “What We’re Into” segment, Fr. Myles references The Monkhood of All Believers by Greg Peters. We want to hear from you! Email us email at thesacramentalists@gmail.com 
44:38
April 8, 2019
02 | Books, Books, Books
In today’s episode, we discuss 10 fiction books that have influenced us and that we think are worth adding to your reading list. Fr. Wesley’s Books Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman Silence by Shusaku Endo Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev Billy Budd, Sailor by Hermon Melville Fr. Myles’ Books The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky  The Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis If you want to offer any feedback, you can email us at thesacramentalists@gmail.com. Again, we apologize for the audio issues. We are working to correct them.
1:01:27
March 25, 2019
01 | The Faith Once for All Delivered to the Saints: Anglo-Catholic Identity
Welcome to our first episode! Today we introduce ourselves, the podcast, and Anglo-Catholicism. If you want to offer any feedback, you can email us at thesacramentalists@gmail.com. We do apologize for some audio issues in the recording. We are hoping to clear these up soon.
52:00
March 11, 2019
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