The Rt Rev Libby Lane preached her first sermon as Bishop on Sunday, the same day as International Women’s Day. Nearly 2,000 were in attendance at the installation, held at Chester Cathedral.
Day: March 9, 2015
Writing in the Guardian, author and atheist John Gray criticizes the myopia of modern atheism, and traces the history of evangelical atheism from eugenics, scientism, and cultural imperialism. He notes that most atheists distance themselves from Nietzsche, Huxley, and the eugenics movement, but that they continue the tradition of framing their biases as scientific fact. […]
Randall Balmer, Episcopal priest and professor at Dartmouth, asks if any of us are fit to question if the President is Christian. Balmer remembers an evangelical childhood in which he tried to convert his best friend, a Roman Catholic, before playing a game of catch. It’s in this tradition, he argues, that many American Christians can’t […]
Our Psalm for this morning contains one of the most beautiful images of God’s people, telling the whole story of God’s people as if they were a single vine. Imagined as a single vine, God’s people have deep and wide connections with the earth and with one another, though spread across time and space.