General Seminary has issued a release that, while typically indirect in its language, seems to indicate that Bishop Mark Sisk, chair of the board of trustees, and the eight faculty members who had staged a walkout and were then fired, have agreed on the terms of the faculty’s reinstatement. It is worth noting, however, that […]
Day: October 24, 2014
The power (and curse) of social media is again being debated during the Ebola crisis, especially after each new case in the US hits the front page.
Archbishop of York John Sentamu says priests in the Church of England should no longer be bound by the centuries-old principle of confidentiality in confessions when they are told of sexual crimes committed against children.
Some folks don’t want kids reading reality-based portrayals of poverty and class: More worrying, however, is the recent rise in efforts to get books banned that cover poverty and social class. At a time when rising inequality and the demonisation of poorer people (both in the UK and the US) is commonplace, such attempts to […]
by George Werner I come from another century. I started seminary 55 years ago and have had a broad, deep and unusual journey through our Church. These reflections are mine alone and in no way represent the Church Pension Fund or my wonderful successors, Bonnie & Gay, as President of the House of Deputies. These […]
Friday, October 24, 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 31 (morning) // 35 (evening) Ecclesiasticus 11:2-20 Revelation 9:13-21 Luke 10:38-42 It’s hard to imagine a gospel story more perfectly crafted for […]