A choir and a priest climbed the tower of St John the Evangelist Church in the Iffley Road to offer prayers for the Ascension of the Lord, and to bless the congregation gathered on the lawn, and the City of Oxford.
Day: May 29, 2014
Elizabeth Dias of Time is monitoring an intriguing hashtag. She writes: The shooting spree in Santa Barbara, Calif. on Friday–and suspect Elliot Rodger’s manifesto against women that appears to have been behind it–prompted an online conversation critiquing the beliefs society instills in men about women. But alongside the #YesAllWomen hashtag cropped up another one–#YesAllBiblicalWomen–as people […]
There is a new group in the Episcopal online world, which already has quite a presence on Facebook and is beginning to make a mark on Twitter. we are going to let them tell their own story:
By Dan Webster When Hollywood criticizes itself not much is made of it. When a movie critic calls out Hollywood for its obsession with a certain film genre, the wrath of Sunset Blvd. in unleashed. Alan Alda wrote and directed “Sweet Liberty” in 1986. It starred Alda, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Caine and the late Bob […]
Randall Balmer punctures the religious right’s self-flattering account of its origins in a piece for Politico’s magazine. The leaders of the movement have argued, after the fact, that their political involvement stemmed from the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Roe v. Wade. But Balmer knows better:
And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. […]