Today was the first day that the seven provisionally-reinstated faculty members were expected back in chapel and in the classrooms of General Theological Seminary. Late this afternoon, the dean, the Very Rev. Kurt Dunkle, sent an email to the current student body, which reads as follows:
Day: November 10, 2014
The Barna Group, a polling firm that concentrates on tracking changes in church life in a post-Christendom world, has released a new study on Millennials and their preferences on worship space.
James Carroll penned an op-ed for the NY Times on Sunday, in which he pondered the alternating consternation and adulation with which the new pope has been met. He speculated that much of it has to do with the pope’s insistence on pointing the institutional church towards Jesus:
The arcbishop of Canterbury has appointed a Swedish Anglican priest, the Rev. Anders Litzell, to be the prior for the new ecumenical monastic community at Lambeth Palace. Ordained in 2012, with roots in the Swedish Pentecostal church, the Rev Litzell is currently pursuing a doctorate on the modern-day relevance of Benedict.
Monday, November 10, 2014 – Proper 27, 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 80 (morning) // 77,  (evening) Joel 1:1-13 Revelation 18:15-24 Luke 14:12-24 Today’s gospel is full of people who are full of …
by Louie Clay Warning: Get a large salt shaker and sprinkle all over your CRT. More than a grain is required. I’m glad you’ve gotten lots of electronic hugs I’ll take you to lunch if you can show up here. But I wonder whether you need a harder kind of support? To the extent that …