ADDED ON HOLY SATURDAY
We might not expect the Communist Party of Britain to publish a thoughtful article about the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, but they have, and readable it is too.
What happened on the cross? Atonement, that's what. But what is atonement? Josh Taylor guides us to the considered thinking of a group of theologians on a bunch of theories.
Oh, and for those concerned about my feelings about the loss of the referendum on changing the NZ flag, or just generally interested, then Steve Braunias, as per usual, has a great Diary post.
ADDED ON GOOD FRIDAY (though not necessarily related to Good Friday)
A report from a Diocese of South Carolina taskforce re affiliation for that diocese. Spoiler Alert: here is a key sentence, " Because GAFCON and the Global South recognize the ACNA, our best opportunity to have an influence in the wider Anglican Communion is also from within this province."
A review of the film Risen - posted by Bosco Peters
A superb poem by NZ's greatest poet (and greatest Christian poet), posted by Bishop Kelvin Wright - and this does have a lot to do with Good Friday!
Catholicity and Covenant reminds us of Cranmer's superb rendering of an ancient Good Friday collect:
Cranmer's superb rendering of the beautifully sparse ancient Good Friday collect of the Western rite pic.twitter.com/g3mbYPz8l1— Catholicity&Covenant (@cath_cov) March 25, 2016
Giles Fraser has written a Good Friday column both poignant and provocative.
TEC PB Easter Message
++Peter Jensen on Communion
Wesley Hill on True Fulfilment
Thinking Anglicans Links re Lusaka (noting especially links to a letter by ++Justin to boycotting churches and response by ++Eliud of Kenya)