Day: April 30, 2011

Co-opting the Church?

Like the author of a piece posted on Ekklesia, I too am finding myself more and more influenced by the anabaptist understandings of non-violence, the rejection of privatism of belief and the discomfort with the co-option of the Church to the Empire. And so as much as I reveled in the essential Anglicanism of the …

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A circle of protection for the poor

There’s a new statement circulating and gaining thousands of signatures by religious leaders. This time it’s being signed by people who are disquieted by the government’s willingness to balance budgets on the backs of the poor.

In the flesh

I myself am convinced and believe that he was in the flesh even after the resurrection. When he came to Peter and his friends, he said to them, “Take hold of me. Touch me, and see that I am not a bodiless ghost.”