Can God lie? Does God lie? And did science make God honest? And in making God honest, did science take away God’s power to speak?
Day: February 27, 2015
Leonard Nimoy has died and we shall miss him. His best known character would say “Live long and prosper.” We would say “Rest in peace and rise in glory.” Here Nimoy discusses the origins of the Vulcan greeting: Posted by Andrew Gerns
A significant number of Americans appear to believe that Christianity should be our national religion. Maybe they think that will be like having a state bird or a state song…but probably not.
Once upon a time, the baseline for American religious life was white and Protestant. Today things are more complex.
The head of a Wiltshire-based Christian charity has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a female member of staff. Patrick Sookhdeo, from the Pewsey-based Barnabas Fund, was also found to have intimidated two employees who were due to give evidence against him.
UPDATE: Malcolm Boyd has died
From Bishop Bruno: It is with a full heart that I write to notify you of the death this afternoon of the Rev. Canon Malcolm Boyd, writer-in-residence of the Diocese of Los Angeles, as a result of severe complications of pneumonia.
In the past few weeks, I’ve met with people who, when they try to take a step toward mercy and help, find their way blocked. In some cases, the church itself, and me personally, have been experienced as barriers to that mercy and help. Sometimes, particular communities and individuals are very powerful conduits of the merciful embrace and gracious help of Jesus. But at other times, we find ourselves blocking the way between the powerful work of Jesus and the profound needs of people.
The Episcopal Cafe team has been enjoying this recent post at The Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley, which provices a (mostly) tongue-in-cheek guide to church profile euphemisms.