An address given by Dr. Packer to members of the PBSC on November 2nd, 1996 at the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Kitchener, Ontario. Dr. Packer gives a penetrating analysis of the meaning and importance of Scriptural authority.
Talks on the BCP by the Revd. Dr. J.I. Packer In 1993 the Vancouver Branch of the PBSC and St. John’s Church in Vancouver jointly organized a Lenten series of lectures by world-renowned theologian and writer Dr. James Packer, whoRead more
The Red. Dr. David Curry reflects on the late J.I. Packer’s solid faith, deep learning, wide-ranging influence, enormous legacy of writings, and unswerving support of the Book of Common Prayer throughout his life, and his greatly appreciated contributions to the PBSC.
From the writings of Dr. J.I. Packer: An address given in Toronto in 1999, on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the first Book of Common Prayer. Dr. Packer speaks eloquently on the firm Biblical rootedness of the Prayer Book and its “infinite power to feed the soul”.
From “The Machray Review”, 1992. Dr. Packer expounds upon the Prayer Book’s invitation to “soak ourselves in Scripture”, its unifying power, the encouragement and Christian hope that it holds out, and the clarity and richness of its language.