Day: February 5, 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech on ‘The Good Economy’

Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech on ‘The Good Economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby: Creativity is a basic human function, and a good economy is one that enables creativity to happen. That is why full employment matters, investment in education is essential, skills development is core, and businesses of all kinds should be given the space to develop and create wealth (and to […]

Individualism has been rising for the last 150 years

Individualism has been rising for the last 150 years

New research finds a link between the rise in individualism and the rise in white-collar employment. The researchers believe the linkage is the change in status that comes with a transition from blue-collar to white-collar work. That implies a causation running from the growth of white-collar employment in the economy to individualism. “We were surprised […]

Obama at prayer breakfast: Focus on what is just

Obama at prayer breakfast: Focus on what is just

Remarks by the President at National Prayer Breakfast, a selection: … part of what I want to touch on today is the degree to which we’ve seen professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil. As we speak, around the world, we […]

Bishop Heather Cook indicted on 13 charges in cyclist’s death

Bishop Heather Cook indicted on 13 charges in cyclist’s death Photo of Tom Palermo memorial; a bike painted white (colloquially known as a 'ghost bike'), and locked to a street post, surrounded by candles, flowers, and other items of remembrance

The Baltimore Brew from Wednesday, February 5: A city grand jury has indicted Episcopal Bishop Heather E. Cook on additional counts arising from her fatal crash with bicyclist Tom Palermo on December 27, the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office announced this afternoon. In addition to four original criminal charges involving manslaughter, homicide by a motor vehicle while […]

Can a consecration train be stopped?

Can a consecration train be stopped?

By now you know that Bishop Sutton informed the Presiding Bishop that he suspected Bishop-Elect Cook was drunk at the couples dinner that the Presiding Bishop and Sutton attended with their spouses and Cook’s steady companion. Perhaps many a bishop-elect has over-inbibed, but the PB (or her office) and Sutton were both aware of Cook’s […]