Day: April 4, 2015

Will we recognize their welcome as a product of the same root?

Will we recognize their welcome as a product of the same root?

Recently I noticed the Presiding Bishop, Katherine Jefferts Schori’s sermon to the opening Eucharist of the Executive Council, meeting in Salt Lake City UT. Ever the scientist, she began speaking about botanical subjects, namely trees, vines and common root stocks. These seemed metaphors for different branches or denominations of Christianity today. Because the Executive Council […]

ACNS: Rt Revd Josiah Idowu-Fearon responds to “misleading stories”

ACNS: Rt Revd Josiah Idowu-Fearon responds to “misleading stories”

In response to reports on a 2007 interview and a 2014 news article, the newly appointed head of the Anglican Communion office has issued a statement. The chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, the Rt Revd James Tengatenga, has issued a statement as well. Portions of those statements are quoted below. From Response to misrepresentation of remarks: […]

Gay stations of the cross evoke controversy

Gay stations of the cross evoke controversy

Doug Blanchard, an artist and Episcopalian and Kittredge Cherry collaborated on a new book of the Way of the Cross. The publicity around the publication has evoked praise and controversy: From IJReview There have been plenty of contentious and/or inflammatory artistic depictions of Jesus Christ over the years. One of the most recent comes from a book published […]