Occupy London protesters are ready to leave St Paul’s early next year in exchange for a scaled-down presence outside the cathedral and a “symbolic tent” within. The end of a saga that polarised the Church of England, and saw the hundreds campaigning against corporate greed championed and vilified in equal measure, began last night when protesters started debating the issue.
Day: December 20, 2011
[N]o Christian church is – on the very terms of its theological existence – permitted to fall back on the mere invocation of “private property” without also a theological conversation about the spiritual significance of what that concept means and how it is being used.
The Episcopal Church has been running videos with Advent greetings and “Welcome to the Episcopal Church” messages this month.
The Rt. Rev. Henry Parsley and the Methodist and Roman Catholic bishops have written to the Governor of Alabama
Paul Wallace at Religion Dispatches picks his top ten peacemakers between religion and science.
Intuitive openness and acceptance of the Spirit’s yearning for us is an ancient path for God’s creative activity.
by Robert Warren Cromey Spiritual and formerly religious people are the church’s best bet for new members and growth. Many people today proclaim that they are spiritual but not religious. Others attend church from time to time and struggle with concepts of God, spirit, the Bible, Jesus, homosexuality, abortion, church and traditional beliefs in general. …