Day: September 4, 2014

Wasting emotional capital

Psalm 31 (Morning) Psalm 35 (Evening) Job 19:1-7,14-27 Acts 13:13-25 Trinity Episcopal Church and a postulant to the priesthood in the Kirkepiscatoid. “Nicolas Colombel – Christ Healing the Blind” by Nicolas Colombel – Saint Louis Art Museum official site. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons

TREC recommends a powerful Presiding Bishop, weakened Council and Convention, replacing much staff with contractors

The Taskforce for Reimagining The Episcopal Church (TREC) today released a report in which sets out a vision of an Episcopal Church led by a Presiding Bishop with few checks on his or her executive powers. The report recommends diminishing the size of the Executive Council and limiting its role in the management and governance …

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Who’s an Episcopalian? Who’s an Anglican? Pew has data. Does it help?

On the Church and State blog at Religion News Service, Tobin Grant takes a crack at explaining the difference between Episcopalians and Anglicans in the United States. I am not sure the data he relies on is useful because plenty of Episcopalians identify as Anglicans because they don’t want members of schismatic groups to appropriate …

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