About Jonathan Warren P. (Pagán)

Jonathan joined Anglican Pastor as a writer in May 2014. He was ordained a priest in the Anglican Church in North America in March 2014. He is married to Tish Harrison Warren, a writer and priest in the ACNA, and together they have three children. Jonathan received his Ph.D. in the History of Christianity at Vanderbilt under the supervision of Dr. Paul Lim and Dr. Peter Lake. He currently lives in Pittsburgh, where he is the Associate Rector of Church of the Ascension. Jonathan’s contributions to Anglican Pastor focus on Anglican church history.

This Holy Week, Remember That You Are Going to Die

This week, the Presbyterian theologian Carl Trueman reflected on what Christians ought to learn about ourselves and about the world from the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing, he says, seems obvious: “The levels of general panic indicate that few of us have been properly prepared for the reality of our own mortality.”

Many Christians have reflected on the significance of the […]

By |2020-04-03T14:47:43-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Church Year, Theology|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Spiritual Communion During the COVID–19 Pandemic

We are living through what is objectively the most widespread and devastating pandemic in living memory. As of March 19, most state and local authorities are banning meetings of more than 50 people, and President Trump has counseled, along with many public health officials, that people not gather in groups of 10 or more. John Inazu has recently written […]

By |2020-03-19T11:27:38-05:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: Miscellaneous, Sacraments|Tags: |5 Comments

You Should Be Reading Karen Swallow Prior

Jen Pollock Michel, in a recent article, has drawn attention to the fact that Christian men in large part do not read female authors, whereas women are quite willing to read male authors. She cites my friend Al Hsu, a senior editor at IVP, who states that “women read relatively equally between male and female authors (54%/46%), while men, on […]

By |2018-06-01T12:58:33-05:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: |1 Comment

Michael Ramsey, Conversion, and Christian Reunion


by Jonathan Warren

Introducing Michael Ramsey

One feature of Anglican church history I am especially interested to highlight in these essays is the role that the Archbishop of Canterbury has played in crafting the temper and […]

Lancelot Andrewes, the Star of Preachers


by Jonathan Warren

Why Read Lancelot Andrewes?

Besides contending for the greatest name in British history, Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) was the most renowned preacher of Elizabethan and Jacobean England. Nicknamed stella predicantium (“star of preachers”) by Thomas Fuller, Andrewes has been a source of fascination and reverence for catholic-leaning […]

By |2019-01-06T17:47:24-06:00June 30th, 2014|Categories: Anglicanism, History, Miscellaneous|Tags: |0 Comments

The Broad Churchmanship of William Reed Huntington


by Jonathan Warren

Huntington’s “Church-Idea”

Moving across the Atlantic, this week we turn our attention to a prominent priest in the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States [1], William Reed Huntington (1838-1909). In the great age of “church parties” or factions in Anglicanism that was the nineteenth century, Huntington was […]

By |2019-01-06T17:47:26-06:00June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Anglicanism, History, Miscellaneous|Tags: |1 Comment

Edward Pusey and the Oxford Movement

by Jonathan Warren

Reading Edward Pusey

Edward Pusey Edward Pusey

Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882) was simultaneously one of the most erudite and most polarizing figures in the Church of England in the nineteenth century. Along with John Henry […]

By |2019-01-06T17:47:27-06:00June 16th, 2014|Categories: Anglicanism, History, Miscellaneous|Tags: |0 Comments
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