In this address delivered in Toronto in 2004, Dr. Crouse explains the coherence and interconnectedness of the Bible readings that are appointed in the Prayer Book eucharistic lectionary for Lent and the three Sundays preceding it.
A lecture delivered by Dr. Robert Crouse at Regent College, Vancouver, on October 3, 2002, to the
Vancouver Branch of the PBSC. Dr. Crouse explains how the Prayer Book forms the cornerstone of the
Anglican way of being Christian.
The Book of Common Prayer in Historical and Theological Perspective By Robert D. Crouse The remarkable success of the Book of Common Prayer is strikingly attested by the simple fact that it has survived as the official liturgy of theRead more
In this article, written for the Advent 2009 issue of the PBSC Newsletter, Dr. Crouse points out the ancient origins of the BCP eucharistic lectionary readings for the four Sundays in Advent, and explores the intertwined themes running through them.
From the writings of Dr. Robert Crouse: An address given in Toronto in 1999, on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the first Book of Common Prayer. Dr. Crouse demonstrates how catholic the Prayer Book was and is, in its continuity with the living tradition of the Church.
This article appeared in the July 1996 issue of the PBSC Newsletter. In it, Dr. Crouse shows how the Trinitytide readings in the BCP lectionary lead us “into an ever deeper and clearer perception of Christian truth and the essentials of Christian life”.
Dr. Crouse gives a thorough but accessible explanation of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer’s teaching as to how Christ is present in the Holy Communion and about the nature of the eucharistic sacrifice, praising Cranmer’s “profound and precise Biblical and Patristic scholarship”.
A sermon preached by Dr. Crouse in 1996 on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the founding of the PBSC, commending the Society’s work in upholding the BCP as “the distinctive glory of Anglicanism” and as a means of unifying the church.
An address delivered to the Essentials ’94 Conference in Montreal. Dr. Crouse urges that “fundamental to any genuine renewal of Christian life in our church and ourselves must be a renewal in the essential Christian virtues of faith, hope and charity”.