Day: July 15, 2012
On the first Sunday after the close of the 77th General Convention what did you hear (or say) either in a sermon, community forum, announcements, or coffee hour — or in receive in written communication from your bishop, rector or diocesan deputation?
The Rev. John Ohmer, rector of St. James’ Episcopal Church in Leesburg, Va., respectfully and deftly takes issue with key assertions made in Ross Douthat’s New York Times column, Can Liberal Christianity Be Saved?. He also agrees with Douthat on certain points:
Psalm 148, 149, 150 (Morning) Psalm 114-115 (Evening) Joshua 1:1-18 Acts 21:3-15 Mark 1:21-27 Mark 1:21-27 (NRSV:) They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught. They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. Just then there was …