The story is extremely thinly sourced. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t plausible. As we have no particular information on its plausibility, we’d like to take a look at the sourcing, which is clearly anonymous and seems to be third-hand.
Day: September 10, 2011
There’s a well known saying that doubt isn’t the opposite of faith, certainty is. (It’s generally attributed to Anne Lamott, but there are versions traced back to Voltaire.) Science is about finding certainty, or something close to it at any rate. Christian faith would seem to then to be a whole different sort of thing. […]
With a shared belief in one God, a common ancestor, Abraham – through his sons, Isaac and Ishmael – and intertwined narratives, these three faiths are members of the same spiritual family. This is what I learned in my Middle Eastern childhood; this is what I’ve tried to teach my son.
There’s no shortage of services planned and being held this weekend in observance of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Of special note are those being held at Trinity Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel because they both became an intimate participant in the events of the day and the still on going recovery efforts.
Episcopalians across Texas are scrambling to aid people who have lost homes or businesses or family members because of the historic wildfires sweeping across the State. And the Episcopalians are organizing their congregations in case they are the next to be threatened. Lisa Hines, the rector of Calvary Church, Bastrop Texas is quoted in an […]
Therefore, my brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, my beloved. I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. Yes, and I ask you also, my loyal companion, help these women, for they […]