Patristic Lectionary – 30 October 2021 – Saturday, Twenty-First Week in Trinitytide

Patristic Lectionary – 30 October 2021 – Saturday, Twenty-First Week in Trinitytide [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of…

Patristic Lectionary – 28 October 2021 – Simon and Jude, Apostles; Thursday, Twenty-First Week in Trinitytide

Patristic Lectionary – 28 October 2021 – Simon and Jude, Apostles; Thursday, Twenty-First Week in Trinitytide [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University…

Patristic Lectionary – 25 October 2021 – Monday, Twenty-First Week in Trinitytide

Patristic Lectionary – 25 October 2021 – Monday, Twenty-First Week in Trinitytide [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of…

Tudor Bias and Modern Perceptions of the Dissolution

[Photo: Ruins of Rievaulx Abbey (Cistercian) from the north] With the staging on the West End of the final novel, The Mirror and the Light, in Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy, Mantel’s reliance on “Tudor bias” again makes its way into the popular press.  Here is the link to a piece in The Observer that…

Patristic Lectionary – 23 October 2021 – Saturday, Twentieth Week in Trinitytide

Patristic Lectionary – 23 October 2021 – Saturday, Twentieth Week in Trinitytide [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of…

Patristic Lectionary – 21 October 2021 – Thursday, Twentieth Week in Trinitytide

Patristic Lectionary – 21 October 2021 – Thursday, Twentieth Week in Trinitytide [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of…

Patristic Lectionary – 18 October 2021 – St. Luke, Evangelist; Monday, Twentieth Week in Trinitytide

Patristic Lectionary – 18 October 2021 – St. Luke, Evangelist; Monday, Twentieth Week in Trinitytide [Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of…

Patristic Lectionary – 16 October 2021 – Saturday, Nineteenth Week in Trinitytide

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University).  Click here for the…

Patristic Lectionary – 14 October 2021 – Thursday, Nineteenth Week in Trinitytide

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University).  Click here for the…

Patristic Lectionary – 11 October 2021 – Monday, Nineteenth Week in Trinitytide

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University).  Click here for the…

Patristic Lectionary – 9 October 2021 – St. John Henry Newman; Saturday, Eighteenth Week in Trinitytide

[Consonant with both Anglicanism’s and monasticism’s love of patristic theology-spirituality, this is a series of occasional selections from a two-year lectionary for the Divine Office that draws mostly from patristic writings.  The lectionary was initially edited by Stephen Mark Holmes (University of Edinburgh School of Divinity) and subsequently re-edited and formatted by Michele Freyhauf (Durham University).  Click here for the…