Despite the facade of respectability and ordered control presented by our great financial institutions, modern capitalism – turbo-charged by absurd levels of borrowing – is responsible for much of the world’s chaos.
Day: October 14, 2012
During the service a group of four women chained themselves to the pulpit and shouted out a list of grievances against St Paul’s as well as reading part of the bible. The Dean of St Paul’s, The Very Reverend Dr David Ison, who was about to preach, allowed them to speak, following which the rest of the service continued without interruption.
“You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” Are we supposed to take this passage literally? If we aren’t supposed to take it literally, how exactly are we supposed to take it?
Timothy Kurkek, an evangelical Christian and graduate of the late Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University, spent a year pretending to be gay.
by Donald Schell Part 3 of 3 I’ll begin this concluding essay by saying where I meant the meandering path of the two previous essays to lead. I’m thinking of our church’s divorce story, our independence from Rome, as family story. And I’m seeing something in it that I’d never noticed, in a small event …
Psalm 146, 147 (Morning) Psalm 111, 112, 113 (Evening) Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 4:9-16 Matthew 15:21-28 1 Corinthians 4:9-16 (NRSV:) For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, as though sentenced to death, because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to mortals. We are fools …