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Rev. Dr. Michael Jensen is the rector at St Mark’s Anglican Church, Darling Point, Australia and is the author of My God, My God: Is it Possible to Believe Anymore? He teaches theology at Sydney’s Moore College. The following is an excellent brief introduction to the core essentials of authentic Anglicanism:

Rev. Dr. Peter Adam graduated from Durham University with a PhD in systematic theology on the theme of the Imitation of Christ in the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Vicar of St Jude’s Carlton, Australia he served for twenty years. He was later elected a Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral and served as Principal of Ridley College, Melbourne.

Bishop Wallace Parke Benn is an Evangelical Anglican churchman and former area Bishop of Lewes in the Diocese of Chichester. He is a member of REFORM  a conservative evangelical grouping in the Church of England.

In this excellent talk Bishop Wallace Benn explains the Biblical nature and outworking of evangelical episcopacy with historical insights from Bishop James Ussher of Armagh (1581-1656).

Rev. Dr. Lee Gatiss is a graduate of Oxford University, Westminster Theological Seminary and Cambridge University (Ph.D. in 17th century biblical interpretation ). In addition to teaching 15-17th century church history at Cambridge University and at the Wales Evangelical School of Theology he is the current director of the Church Society.

In following three talks Lee Gatiss looks at Reformed theology and the doctrines of grace, from the English Reformation to the Evangelical Revival.

Dr. Gillis Harp, Professor of History, Grove City College. Dr. Harp is also a member of Grace Anglican Church in Slippery Rock, PA.

Archbishop Peter Jensen  is the retired Archbishop of Sydney and Metropolitan of the Province of New South Wales in the Anglican Church of Australia.  An outspoken Reformed Evangelical and adherent of Confessional Protestant & Reformed Anglicanism, his talks are clear, insightful and in depth.

Here is his 2015 Gaffin Lecture at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia on GAFCON (Global Anglican Future Conference).

Also highly recommended are his three videos: Why I am Evangelical, Protestant & Reformed.

Why I am an Evangelical Christian

Peter Jensen – Why I am an Evangelical Christian

Why I am a Protestant Christian

Peter Jensen – Why I am a Protestant Christian

Why I am a Reformed Christian

Peter Jensen – Why I am a Reformed Christian

Rev. Phillip Jensen  is an Australian clergyman in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and the former Dean of St Andrew’s Cathedral.

Rev. Dr. J.I. Packer is an Oxford University graduate and noted Reformed Evangelical Anglican, author, and theologian. He is considered to be one of the most important Reformed Evangelical theologians of the later 20th century.

Rev. Dr. Alister McGrath is an Anglican theologian, priest, intellectual historian, scientist, and Christian apologist. He is currently the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford.

Rev. Canon Dr. Ashley Null is an internationally respected scholar on the grace and gratitude theology of the English Reformation. Holding research degrees from Yale and the University of Cambridge, he currently holds a research post at Humboldt University of Berlin and is a visiting fellow at the Divinity Faculty of Cambridge University and at St. John’s College, Durham University. His project is editing the private theological notebooks of Thomas Cranmer.

In the following lecture, because justification by faith emphasized personal faith, persuasion was important to the Protestant Reformers. The verb ‘allure’ was thus closely connected with their expression of the Gospel, and this is reflected in the liturgy of the Book of Common Prayer which is examined with great pastoral warmth in the following talk:

In this talk Dr. Null explains how the very heart of Cranmer’s understanding of the mission of the church is to proclaim the gospel to renew hearts and minds and lives.

In an interview with David Ould Dr. Null discusses Cranmer’s Protestant understanding of justification by faith alone and the importance and intent of the Anglican  formularies to Anglican identity.

The Five Solas with Dr. Ashley Null filmed at Saint Andrew’s in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Rev. Roger Salter is the rector of St. Matthews Anglican Church in the city of Birmingham, AL. The first article below is an excellent concise summary of the Anglican faith.

Rev. Dr. Mark Thompson is the Principal, Head of Department of Theology, Philosophy & Ethics of Moore Theological College, Sydney Australia.

Historical Primary Sources

John Jewell was an English Reformer and Bishop of Salisbury (1522-1571)

Augustus Montague Toplady was an Reformed Evangelical Anglican minister & hymn writer (1740-1778). He was also a contemporary and friend of noted Anglican evangelist George Whitefield (1714-1770).

John Charles Ryle (1816-1900) was a Reformed Evangelical Anglican minister and the first Bishop of Liverpool. He was renowned for his powerful preaching and extensive writing as well as his defense of historic Protestant & Reformed Anglicanism.

Rev. Dr. W.H. Griffith Thomas was the Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. His commentary on the Thirty-Nine Articles, the Anglican Confession, remains the standard to the present day.

The Principles of Theology: An Introduction to the 39 Articles

Thank you to our friends at Reformation Anglican Church for the original list of these resources.