Christopher Hitchens, journalist and atheist, who proclaimed that “God is not good” and wrote that religion was at the root of all evil has died after a long bout with cancer. Here is a round up of some of the religious reflections on the passing of one of our most fiercest and popular critics.
Day: December 16, 2011
Charlotte’s Place has been a refuge for the Occcupiers even as they organize a campaign to compel Trinity to open its property to them! But let’s be honest. Like most of us, Trinity Wall Street is deeply dependent on the system that Occupy Wall Street is seeking to transform.
The Rev. Winnie Varghese is priest-in-charge at St. Mark’s-Church-in-the-Bowery in New York City and she asks the question “why are so many faithful Christians homophobes?”
I would urge all concerned to stand down and seek justice in ways that do not further alienate potential allies. ~+KJS
The statement from Bishop W. Andrew Waldo said the seven bishops at the Dec. 14 meeting prayed together “and participated in open, honest, and forthright conversation.”
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has written two conflicting statements on the impasse between the Occupiers and Trinity, Wall Street over the use of Duarte Park.
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Episcopal Relief and Development has received a $350,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for work in rural Zambia in partnership with the Zambia Anglican Council.
We know our Biblical history. We know that the rulers and the people failed to listen to the prophets over and over.