Jamie Howison is a priest of the Anglican Church of Canada, and the founding pastoral leader of saint benedict’s table in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He received his theological education at Trinity College, Toronto, and from 2004 to 2010 served as a member of the Primate’s Theological Commission of the Anglican Church of Canada. He has contributed chapters to Get Up Off Your Knees: preaching the U2 catalogue (Cowley, 2003), Creating Change: the arts as catalyst for spiritual transformation (CopperHouse, 2008), and Fresh and Re: Fresh: Church Planting and Urban Mission in Canada Post-Christendom (Allelon, 2009). He also authored, Come to the Table (sbt press, 2008), a reflection on the practice of communion at saint benedict’s table.
Selected writings on Jazz:
- “Jazz and the Holy,” published on the website of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
- a review/reflection piece on Terence Blanchard’s album A Tale of God’s Will: Requiem for Katrina, awarded a Canadian Church Press award in the category of theological reflection.
- “Praying with the Stereo On,” a piece on Keith Jarrett’s Desert Sun, published in the Anglican Journal.