Day: November 23, 2014

Acceptance key to ending fear

Today’s Portland Press Herald features a column focusing on Christian hospitality and last week’s Islamic prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral: As children of God, whether representing the Episcopal Church in Maine, all 60 congregations across the state, or the few thousand Muslims who call Maine home, we believe that the urgent task is […]

Have hymnals become dinosaurs?

In an essay adapted from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music’s Kavanagh Lecture on October 24 2013, entitled “Have Hymnals Become Dinosaurs?: The Costs of Extinction,” Karen B. Westerfield Tucker explores the costs and promises of printed hymnals: Three scenarios — all of them real — can set the stage to address the question of […]