Charles Hefling is former editor in chief of the Anglican Theological Review and has taught systematic theology at Boston College. He serves as instructor in theology for the diaconal formation program of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts.
Sin is real but not 'original'
Does it always happen that humans sin? Obviously not. But is there any chance that they will not sin?
God’s at-one-ment with humanity
Some questions won't go away. The creed says Jesus was crucified "for us," but what do those two little words mean? What good is the cross?
The debate over the open table
Offering the elements to the unbaptized can be seen as a development and not a revolution, but it is a significant change. Is it a good one?
The new Episcopal same-sex rite
The new liturgy makes no claim that couples of the same sex can, in the ecclesiastical sense, marry. What it does say is more interesting.
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