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…

Whatever happened to the Anglican Via Media?

Posted on January 30, 2018
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Reclaiming the Via Media The Via Media stands as one of Anglicanism’s greatest gifts to the world. However, as I view the North America context, it seems that much of Anglicanism here has lost its Via Media lately. Too often contemporary Anglicanism feels politicized and polarizing, leaving little room for those of us in the middle, but as we look…