After some more gentle pressing, he started to list things he did not believe in: God was not stuck in the sky on a throne. God was not an old white man with a beard. God did not control us all like puppets. He was surprised when Beth and I agreed with him on these points
Day: December 3, 2012
A sermon by Guy Strousma at the Oxford University Cathedral that proposes that a reinterpretation of sacred scriptures holds the key to catalyzing progress toward peace in the Middle East.
The mental health establishment is catching up to what friends of transgender people have long known: being transgender is not a mental illness.
The leader of a global institution know for adapting quickly to fast-paced change has joined Twitter. Yep, Pope Benedict XVI has made the leap before the vast majority of bishops in the allegedly nimble Episcopal Church.
Today in our gospel we have a confrontation between Jesus and the authorities. Jesus makes them see their hypocrisy. But the authorities were not moved. They did not change their ways. Instead, they sought to have Jesus eliminated. I can’t say I’m more encouraged by the authorities in our own day.
Here is the Facebook page of the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy, where my business partner and I had the pleasure of giving a communications workshop on Saturday. You’ll notice that the cover photo features Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and another woman giving Holy Communion. (PS: why not “like” it while you are in the …
by George Clifford If someone asked me for a two word, thumbnail sketch of The Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop (PB) and her two immediate predecessors, I’d respond: • Ed Browning: Justice advocate •Frank Griswold: Prayerful spirit •Katharine Jefferts Schori: Gifted helmswoman I’m confident that other Episcopalians, if asked the same question, would offer different thumbnail …