Alan Watts on Candlemas

February 2, 2019 David Hurley 0

The day after Saint Brigid’s Day is Candlemas, which is the day on which all the candles which will be used in the ceremonies of the church for the next year are blessed and at the same time it is the commemoration of the Purification of the Virgin Mary, forty [Read more…]

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Lancelot Andrewes and the Changing of the Word

December 11, 2007 David Hurley 0

Lancelot Andrewes (1555–1626) was an English clergyman and scholar during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James, during whose reign his name was at the top of the list of divines responsible for the translation of the Authorized Version of the Bible. He was consecrated Bishop of Chichester in 1605. [Read more…]