Vol I No. 7
PBS News & Events

Updated speaker list as Additional Speakers Added to the program

by sinetortus

Updated Speaker List for


24-26th January

The Prayer Book:
Doctrine Liturgy and Life

St John’s Church,
Savannah GA

Wednesday 24th January (Noon start) 

The Revd. Fr. Gavin Dunbar,
President of the Prayer Book Society

“The Ancient Catholic Lectionary
at the heart of a Reformed Liturgy”,


The Rt. Revd. C. Fitzsimons Allison, D.Phil.
Retired Bishop of South Carolina
“Justification in Anglicanism
and the Prayer Book”

Thursday 25th February

The Very Revd. Dr. Laurie Thompson III,
Dean of Trinity School for Ministry, PA“The Offertory & Pelagius:
Did the Prayer Book Tradition protect us
from an ancient heresy re-opened in the ’79 BCP?

The Revd. Dr. Paul Avis
Universities of Exeter and Durham
and special guest of the Conference

“Knit together in one communion and fellowship:
What does the liturgy tell us about the Church and its Unity?

Dr. Christopher Wells,
Editor of The Living Church 

“Catholic Apologetics: Retrieving Older Precedents”.

Dr. Paul Julienne 
The Joint Quantum Institute, 
University of Maryland

“Renewing the Christian Imagination:
Inhabiting the City of God in a Secular Age”

The Revd. Canon Alistair

Quondam Dean, All Saint’s Cathedral Cairo
International Advisor to the PBS,

“Being ‘Reasonably Anglican” and “Prayer Bookish”:
a Religion without tears?”

Dr. Stephen Blackwood,
President, Ralston College

“On Boethius and Anglicanism
and the Prayer Book Tradution”


The Rt. Revd. Michael Hawkins,
Bishop of Saskatchewan 

Conference Preacher:
The Festal Choral Evensong

Friday 26th January


Dr. Neil Robertson,
University of Kings College, Halifax.
Paradiso:  “Dante’s
as a guide to Anglican Sanctification”
(Owing to Influenza , sadly, Dr Robertson had to withdraw from the program this year, but we look forward to hosing him next year all being well.)


Dr.  Jesse Billett,
Trinity College, University of Toronto

“The Twentieth-Century Baptismal Revolution:
Is the Classical Prayer Book Really Obsolete?”

The Revd. Dr. Paul Avis
Universities of Exeter and Durham

special guest of the Conference

“ ‘Not a Synod, only a Conference’:
The Lambeth Conference
and the Councils of the Church”


In addition,

Dr Michael Hurley, from Cambridge,

joined the conference as a late and very welcome addition addressing the topic:

‘On the Virtues of Re-Reading’




Practicum on
“The Ancient Catholic Lectionaryat the heart of a Reformed Liturgy”Led by The Revd. Fr. Gavin Dunbar,
President of the Prayer Book Society

An Update on
the “Comprehensive Revision” of the Prayer Book
for which options are to be set out to the Episcopal General Convention this summer.