Day: June 1, 2012
The Morehouse School of Medicine is creating what is being called the first endowed chair on sexuality and religion at a U.S. medical school, named for the Rev. Marta Weeks, an Episcopal priest, and the Rt. Rev. David Richards, a retired Episcopal bishop.
The Standing Committee—comprising elected members of the Anglican Consultative Council, the Primates’ Standing Committee and the Archbishop of Canterbury—is holding its three-day annual meeting in London, England. It started Wednesday and will end today.
Malcolm Boyd looks back at his experience of the underground church that existed on the front lines of the civil rights movement and wonders if the underground church can still exist today.
Virtue, discipline and moderation. These are subjects that sometimes do not have a lot of sex appeal or entertainment value. Reading Proverbs and 1 Timothy can feel a bit tedious, especially compared with the drama of the passion of the Psalms or the narratives of the Gospels. But there is great value in the traditions of pithy wisdom.
The Rev. Susan Snook, Vicar of Church of the Nativity, Phoenix, Arizona, writes a detailed analysis of the current state of the Denominational Health Plan passed by General Convention in 2009 and the proposals coming before Convention this summer.