Day: March 1, 2013

A bishop and a rabbi walked into a boardroom

What is it really like to lead a religious denomination in the 21st century? WNYC-FM business reporter Ilya Marritz spoke to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, to find out.

Next bishop of Blackburn to ordain women

The Ven. Julian Henderson, Archdeacon of Dorking, will be the next Bishop of Blackburn and he immediately broke from his predecessors by announcing that he will ordain women to the priesthood and is in favor of women serving as Bishops.

No Special Standing

We have no privilege because of our religion. We are not better because of our belief. There is goodness and godliness present in the non-religious and other-faithed person. God comes to us in the unexpected one. Our theological presumptions, even when founded on the scripture, can be wrong or shortsighted. We all need God’s compassionate mercy. We’re all in the same boat, believer and non-believer alike.