Day: October 23, 2012

Hopes for the Anglican Consultative Council meeting

And that in turn raises the question of what holds the Anglican Communion together – given that we delight in not having any tooth-endowed centralised authority nor any single teaching magisterium. Indeed, if we attempted to do either, I can be sure that Scotland would be there to vote it down. ~++Chillingworth

Slaughtering Bill and Lou and the ethics of meat

I am new to the fact that biodiversity and climate neutrality are central issues that lead conversations, community values and a liberal arts education. I am new to the fact that local restaurants like Taps Tavern in Poultney, Vermont pay more to have their hamburgers created from local cattle. I am equally shocked that local people actually ask where the meat comes from.

What’s a bishop to do?

The Rt. Rev. Sam Hulsey was visiting a church in Fort Worth when the Lay Eucharistic Minister’s dog took over the bishop’s chair. How did the bishop react? Photos follow:

Measuring worth

Readings for the feast day of St. James, October 23: Morning: Psalm 119:145-168 Jeremiah 11:18-23 Matthew 10:16-22 Evening: Psalm 112, 125 Isaiah 65:17-25 Hebrews 12:12-24 You know, it had to be tough being James, the brother of Jesus. Although miles of manuscript have been written debating just how James is the brother of Jesus, and …

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