For information on my published books, please head to the Books page. Scroll down to take a look at some of my other publications.

A brief bio…

Jamie Howison is a priest of the Anglican Church of Canada and the founding pastoral leader of saint benedict’s table in Winnipeg. A graduate of the University of Winnipeg (B.A.) and of Trinity College, Toronto (M.Div), he was ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Rupert’s Land in 1987, and a priest in 1988. Since then he has remained in his home diocese, ministering in parish contexts—including serving as pastor for the first fully amalgamated Anglican/Lutheran congregation in Canada—as well as in campus and institutional chaplaincy. A member of the Primate’s Theological Commission of the Anglican Church of Canada from 2004 to 2010, he has also been a short-term resident scholar at the Collegeville Institute in 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2016, the Contemplative Theologian-in-Residence in the chapel community of the University of King’s College (Halifax), and was named a Burke Library Scholar-in–Residence at New York’s Union Theological Seminary for the winter of 2011.

A concise summary of some of my other publications from the past two decades:

Book Chapters:

“Searching for Home, Discovering Peace,” in A Sort of Homecoming: Essays Honouring the Academic and Community Work of Brian Walsh. (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2020).

“Ambivalence, Pride, and Prairie Island Pragmatism: Winnipeg’s Spiritual Landscape,” in Hjalmarson, Leonard, ed. The Soul of the City. (Skyforest, CA: Urban Loft Publishers, 2018).

“God is the Interesting Thing,” in Len Hjalmarson and Brent Toderash, eds. Fresh and Re: Fresh: Church Planting and Urban Mission in Canada Post-Christendom. (Allelon Publishing, 2009).

“Singing in the Wilderness: music, art and life at saint benedict’s table” in Keri Wehlander, ed. Creating Change: the arts as catalyst for spiritual transformation. (CopperHouse Books, 2008)

“The Psalms, the Blues, and the Telling of Truth,” in Raewynne J. Whitelely and Beth Maynard, eds. Get Up Off Your Knees: Preaching the U2 Catalogue. (Cambridge, Mass: Cowley Publications, 2003).

An Address – A Tribute to Fr. Kilian McDonnell, OSB

A Tribute to Fr. Kilian McDonnell, delivered at St John’s Abbey, Collegeville, on the occasion of his 90th birthday

Select Articles and Reviews:

“An Open Table,” magnet (Hymns Ancient and Modern), Summer, 2020. https://ourmagnet.hymnsam.co.uk/articles/122/articles/come-to-the-table/

“Belonging to Our Place,” The Living Church, February 2, 2020. https://livingchurch.org/2020/02/06/belonging-to-our-place/

“Book Review, Paul G. Doerksen, Take and Read: Reflecting Theologically on Books” (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2016), Direction: a Mennonite Brethren Forum, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2018.

“Hannah, Delivered: a book review of a novel by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew,” The Collegeville Institute Blog, June 19, 2014. http://collegevilleinstitute.org/blog/hannah-delivered/

“God’s Mind in the Music: How Coltrane Deepened My Theology of the Triune God,” Didaskalia, Fall, 2009.

“Book Review, Pierre Gilbert, Demons, Lies and Shadows: a plea for a return to text and reason” (Winnipeg, MB and Hillsboro, KS: Kindred Press, 2008), Direction: a Mennonite Brethren Forum, Vol. 38, No. 2, Fall 2009.

“It is Solved by Walking: Learning Theology and Death with Oliver Schroer,” Ministry Matters, Vol. 14, #1, Fall 2008. https://www.anglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/mm-fall-2008-vol14no1.pdf

“A Tale of God’s Will – New Orleans, the first time,” The Anglican Journal, October 2008. https://www.anglicanjournal.com/ema-tale-of-gods-willem-new-orleans-the-first-time-8139/

“Devotions that Go Deeper: a book review of Marshall D. Johnson, Psalms Through the Year” (Minneapolis: Augsburg Books, 2007), Esprit Magazine, Fall 2008.

“The Picture of a Plaster Saint: a book review of Michael O’Laughlin, Henri Nouwen; his life and vision” (Novalis; Darton, Longman & Todd; Orbis Books, 2005), Esprit Magazine, Winter 2008.

“Complex Rebel Puts Her Faith in Music,” The Anglican Journal, October 2007.

“Book Review: William Wilberforce, Real Christianity;” (revised and updated by Bob Beltz, Ventura, CA: Regal Books, 2006), Esprit Magazine, Fall 2007.

“St. Hilda’s House,” geez magazine, Summer 2006.

“Thinking Faithfully About Sex and Marriage,” published online by the Primate’s Theological Commission, April 2006. http://www.anglican.ca/primate/ptc/april06.htm

“Book Review, Brian D. McLaren, The Secret Message of Jesus” (Nashville: W Publishing Group, 2006), Esprit Magazine, Fall 2006.

“God is the Interesting Thing,” Catapult Magazine, vol. 4, #19, 2005. http://www.catapultmagazine.com/objects-of-worship

“J.R.R. Tolkien: a writer in search of myth,” Ministry Matters, Vol. 10, No. 3, Fall 2003.

“Reinventing the Church Picnic,” Canada Lutheran, Vol. 18, No. 1, January/February 2003.

“Book Review: Stephen Breck Reid, ed. Psalms and Practice; Worship, Virtue and Authority” (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2001), Liturgy Canada,Vol. VIII, No. 3, All Saints 2001.

“Shared Worship in Winnipeg at the Mount Royal Christian Centre,” Liturgy Canada, Vol. VIII, No. 2, Easter 2001.

“Jennifer’s Grandmother,” The Anglican Journal, March 1995.

“Where Was God?” Sojourners, Vol. 24, No. 3, July-August 1995. (reprinted in Dancing Sarah’s Circle, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1997).

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