The Anglican Way: Both Catholic and Reformed

Posted on March 22, 2023
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“What is Anglicanism?” I’ve heard all kinds of answers. Some define it as catholic. Others speak of it as reformed. Then most offer the “middle way” (via media) for a definition. Via Media? It’s true that via media has often become the primary identifier for Anglicanism. But it is not a positive definition. It was…

Anglicans and Roman Catholics

Posted on October 15, 2015
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Anglicans are sometimes said to be “a little bit protestant and a little bit catholic.”  That’s probably true to some extent, as a description of what people see in a worship service. However, even though the Roman church owns the domain extension .catholic, we Anglicans see ourselves as both fully catholic and as a church…