Day: December 3, 2012

The Authorities

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.

The next Presiding Bishop

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 …

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