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Day: October 20, 2014
The dean of Monrovia’s Anglican cathedral entered voluntary quarantine and then preached about it, according to NPR. The Very Rev. Herman Browne had been preaching about ebola protection in his Sunday sermons from the beginning of the epidemic, but the message hit close to home when his wife’s friend fell sick and his whole family […]
In the ongoing negative reaction to the Board of Trustees’s decision on Friday not to reinstate the forcibly-resigned professors and to fully support the controversial dean, today, the Alumni/ae Executive Committee of the seminary issued the following statement, available on their Facebook page:
Similarly [as per the faculty], the Board, its Executive Committee and the Dean have not acknowledged clearly the major and contributing responsibility and culpability we each share in this matter. There is, in short, a genuine need for public confession and repentance from all the major parties: Board and its Executive Committee, Dean, and Faculty.
In the aftermath of Friday’s contentious decision by the Board of Trustees to not reinstate the forcibly-resigned faculty members, and to fully back the dean of the seminary, the reverberations continue to echo. Yesterday evening, trustee Jeffrey Small, Jr of Atlanta, announced his resignation on Twitter:
by George Clifford In the recent dispute between eight faculty members and the administration at General Theological Seminary (GTS), where is Jesus? In asking that question, I intentionally echo the desire of a group of first century Greeks who approached the disciple Philip saying, “We wish to see Jesus.” That desire encapsulates the hope that […]
Monday, October 20, 2014 – Proper 24, 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 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Ecclesiasticus 4:20-5:7 Revelation 7:1-8 Luke 9:51-62 I once saw a verse from today’s second reading written […]