Day: January 17, 2013

Letter on TEC’s Middle East policy stirs controversy

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have said that a draft letter pressing the Executive Council to intervene in the implementation of the Episcopal Church’s policies on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is extremely unhelpful and disregards due legislative processes.

Does faith require a “closed information” system?

“Nones” are getting a lot of attention these days (so much so that I probably don’t need those quote marks to describe people whose religious affiliation is “none”). Salon presents an interesting piece by Valerie Tarico (originally posted at Alternet) positing that the flood of information available on the Internet makes it near impossible to […]

The story of the paralytic

Mark 2:1-12 As Jesus is “speaking the word” to a room so packed with people that there is no space big enough for even an extra elbow, the roof of his house is ripped away and daylight streams in. Four pairs of strong and enterprising arms lower a mat on which a man lies paralyzed. […]