It’s easy enough to imagine heaven or hell as a continuation of experience – for shorthand, look at the end of the Narnia sequence. But that can’t be right. Experience so far as we can tell depends on a physical substrate.
Day: October 9, 2012
UPDATED with full story Episcopal News Service is reporting that Bishop Charles Bennison, the controversial leader of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, will resign at the end of the year.
[W]ith Catholic bishops on the warpath against SSM [same-sex marriage] and the ECUSA offically endorsing it, I’d say it’s time for Andrus and company to man up and announce the establishment of an ordinariate for U.S. Catholics who want to become Episcopalians.
The fashion show involves work from the likes of Juliet Hemingray, Hayes and Finch, Cross Designs and J&M Sewing, the last a Royal Warrant firm in Newcastle upon Tyne whose motto, ‘There’s always time for courtesy’, goes with a small history by the two women founders. It’s called You had us in stitches.
This stuff reads like today’s headlines. When you read the 8th century prophets it is like reading a contemporary newspaper or watching TV news — just substitute Washington and Wall Street for Samaria and Jerusalem.
About 19.6 percent of Americans say they are “nothing in particular,” agnostic or atheist, up from about 8 percent in 1990. One-third of adults under 30 say the same.