“The eight fired faculty members of the General Theological Seminary sincerely thank the thousands of academics, hundreds of clergy and colleagues, GTS alumni, and other Christian faithful from around the world who have expressed their support for us in the aftermath of the Board of Trustees’ disappointing decision today.”
Day: October 17, 2014
Update #2 The Board of Trustees of the General Theological Seminary met with students and the seminary community. The Seminary released a statement. This evening the terminated faculty released a brief statement.
Update #2. The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, monk and, for 20 years, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, died on Friday, Oct. 17 in the care of his SSJE brothers at Emery House in West Newbury, Mass.
By Bonnie Anderson & Dan Webster No spoiler alert. Nothing in this commentary will ruin this film for you. Just go see it. Luckily, Gillian Flynn, author of the bestselling book, “Gone Girl,” also wrote the screenplay for the film. It’s a good thing, too, because the story is complicated, intricate, surprising and could have …
In Eugene, Oregon, local faith groups, religious leaders, and volunteers have created Opportunity Village, a community of small houses for the unsheltered homeless.
The Union of Black Episcopalians and the Office of Black Ministries have issued a joint statement on the “Rationale for Historically Black Colleges of Episcopal Church.
Friday, October 17, 2014 – Proper 23, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 16, 17 (morning) // 22 (evening) Ecclesiasticus 1:1-10, 18-27 Acts 28:1-16 Luke 9:28-36 Although Paul usually accompanies his missionary travels with long-winded …