St. Paul the Eccentric

David Mills on Those Who Would Separate Jesus from St. Paul

In my files is the newsletter of a famous Episcopal parish in New York City. On one page is a sermon by its recently retired rector, in which he spoke of worship as “but the means of bringing us close to the source of our faith, and that source is very simply Our Lord Jesus Christ.” He then not only proclaimed his belief in the Virgin Birth but in the Immaculate Conception as well.

On the facing page was a response by the parish’s trustees to the assertion of the 1998 Lambeth . . .

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David Mills has been editor of Touchstone and executive editor of First Things.

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