War is a force that gives Americans meaning through their history, largely because powerful impulses in American religion have historically sacralized war’s religious, redemptive force.
Day: September 7, 2011
The five-week course will enable individuals and groups to engage with a Bible-wide range of scriptural passages that speak of our responsibilities in relation to the environment.
…an open society won’t be easily intimidated or vanquished. Terrorists deeply wounded New York City, but here we are, 10 years later, more alive, more confident, more open than ever. Democracy is a durable system.
We’re doing this by giving $20 from the purchase of each copy of End Malaria to Malaria No More to send a mosquito net to a family in need and to support life-saving work in the fight against malaria.
A crane has collapsed at the National Cathedral, falling into two different buildings on the grounds and crushing several vehicles. [Story updated with links to images and video]
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, talks about September 11th when he was in a building just 100 yards from the Twin Towers
Yes, there’s some work being done on the Instruments of Communion, but not for the reasons cited by Goddard. And there are no foreseen implications for the proposed Anglican Covenant.
It seems so odd that some expressions of Christianity are as hostile as they are toward other religions and toward science. In today’s Daily Office readings we have stories that offer to us another spirit.