My name is Ben Crosby. I am a priest of the Episcopal Church serving in the Anglican Church of Canada and a PhD student in ecclesiastical history at the McGill University School of Religious Studies, where my studies focus on the English Reformation. Here, I write primarily about the contemporary mainline church and its challenges, what the Christian past (and especially the sixteenth century) might have to say about Christian life today, and Christian discipleship and spirituality. You can find my other popular writing in Plough, Earth & Altar, The Hour, Faith+Lead, and more.

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Musings on Anglican theology, history, and liturgy


Anglican (The Episcopal Church/Anglican Church of Canada). PhD student in Ecclesiastical History.