Psalm 148, 149, 150 (Morning) Psalm 114, 115 (Evening) Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 4:1-10 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Matthew 16:13-20 “And I tell you, you are Peter, (Petros) and on this rock (petra) I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.” Biblical scholars go round and round about that whole “Petros/petra” […]
Day: October 18, 2014
I feel compelled, not only as a former member of the GTS faculty, but also as a bishop, to register my dismay and indignation regarding this decision.
Yesterday, the Board of General Theological Seminary in New York City issued a statement after meeting with 8 faculty whom the Board claimed had resigned, though the faculty dispute that.
The Church has dealt with the issue of how to respond to infectious disease before, from the 1919 flu epidemic to swine flu. Today’s concerns over ebola are again causing churches to examine practices such the passing of the peace and distribution of communion.