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THE WRITTEN WORD is one of the most important, and indisputably the most permanent, means of spreading the faith. From time to time Anglicans Online publishes an essay that we think to be worthy of your attention. This page is where we archive such essays so that you, and we, can find them later. We list our correspondents in alphabetical order.

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The Right Reverend Terry Brown

Terry Brown, DD, is Bishop of the Diocese of Malaita in the Church of the Province of Melanesia.

  • Lambeth Reports Daily email reports on the Lambeth Conference 2008. 'I thought I might write a short daily report from Lambeth' he begins; the rest is a fine, personal commentary on two weeks of ecclesiastical meetings. AO is delighted to provide an online home for these reports.

Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Thomas Bushnell is a member of the Brotherhood of Saint Gregory and a graduate student in philosophy at the University of California at Irvine.

Steve Caruso
Steve Caruso is the Translator at Aramaic Designs and The Aramaic New Testament.

The Reverend Anthony F. M. Clavier
Tony Clavier is rector of St Thomas-a-Becket Church, Morgantown, in the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. He has served on the Dallas panel of the 'New Commandment Task Force'. For thirty years he ministered in one of the continuing Anglican churches as a bishop and primus.

  • The General Convention Church? The US Episcopal Church seems to be defined by its General Convention, but perhaps is really defined by its worship. [10 September 2000: a reader's reply].
  • On the 'Continuing Churches' of Anglicanism 'I wasn't present at the creation of the continuing church movement, but I ministered in the Continuum for thirty years and as a bishop for twenty-five of those years. I am now very happily an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Arkansas'. Published as part of Louie Crew's Joy Anyway series.

Rodrigo Contreras
Mr Contreras is a Mexican Anglican, a member of the Cathedral parish at San Jose de Gracia Cathedral in the historic center of Mexico City. He writes in Spanish; Anglicans Online has translated his essay into English.

Robin Drake
Frances S. "Robin" Drake is a cradle Episcopalian, lifelong church musician, and member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Reston, Virginia, USA

  • Making Ready? Advent is a time for the Holy Spirit to make us ready for Christ.

Judy Winegar Goans
Judy Winegar Goans is an Episcopal laywoman, an aspirant for holy orders in the Diocese of East Tennessee, and a student at the Episcopal Divinity School. She is an attorney who works in intellectual property and international development.

Helen Gordon
Helen Gordon joined the staff of Anglicans Online in 2008.

The Reverend Brother Tobias S. Haller BSG
Brother Tobias is vicar of St James Church in Fordham (New York, USA)

Cynthia McFarland
Cynthia McFarland was managing editor of Anglicans Online from 1997 until her death in 2014.

Jamie McMahon
Jamie McMahon is a graduate student at Jesus College, Cambridge University and a member of the Standing Commission on Episcopal Church Communications (USA).

Sean Mullen
The Reverend Sean Mullen is Rector of Saint Mark's Church in central Philadelphia, in the Diocese of Pennsylvania. He was formerly Chaplain to Peter Carnley, Archbishop of Perth and then Primate of Australia.

  • Of the internet and gum trees. Is the current crisis in the Anglican Communion fueled by the false sense of knowledge we gain in our encounters with the ‘virtual church’?

The Reverend Timothy M. Nakayama
The Reverend Timothy Nakayama is a retired priest in the Diocese of Olympia and was a missionary to Japan from 1991 to 2000. He has contributed three reflections to Anglicans Online, including

H. Jefferson Powell
Jeff Powell is a Professor of Law at Duke University who also holds a Master's of Divinity from Yale and a Ph.D. in theological ethics from Duke. He is a parishioner at St Luke in Durham, North Carolina.

A response to Dr Powell's essay was submitted to Anglicans Online by The Rev Thomas Ferguson.

Brian Reid
Brian Reid has been the Publisher and News Centre Editor of Anglicans Online since 1998; he sometimes writes essays on topics that attract his attention. He is a parishioner at Christ Church in Los Altos, California.

Mac Robb
Mac Robb is a Canadian living in Brisbane, Australia

Simon Sarmiento
Simon Sarmiento is the UK-Europe editor of Anglicans Online.

Jonathan Steinhart
Dr Steinhart is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who has practised medicine on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico for more than 20 years. 'Jesus, Remember Me' is his first essay for Anglicans Online.

Obi Udeariry
Obi Udeariry is a young Anglican living in the city of Owerri, Nigeria.

The Reverend R. Edgar Wallace
The Reverend R. Edgar Wallace is rector of St Matthias in Minocqua, Wisconsin, in the Diocese of Fond du Lac.

The Right Reverend Pierre W. Whalon
Bishop Whalon is a regular columnist and essayist at Anglicans Online. He is Bishop of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe.

The Reverend Stephen L. White
The Reverend Dr Stephen White is chaplain of the Episcopal Church at Princeton University. In this moving eulogy of his daughter, Christen, who died in November 2002, he tells of a remarkable encounter she had in New York City.

Jeanie Wylie-Kellermann
Jeanie and Bill Wylie-Kellermann were on a remarkable journey from September 1998, when Jeanie was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour, until her death in January 2006. Jeanie and Bill's reflections on life, illness, love, God, disease, laughter, death are astonishing reading. Jeanie was, for many years, editor of The Witness magazine and Bill contributes frequently to it.

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