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 […]
Day: April 4, 2015
In the creed we say after the resurrection Jesus descended into hell. A video from the Diocese of Arizona depicts this event.
This is my last day of editing a weekly page of The Lead. I feel it is time to turn the work over to new members of the team. It has been a joy and learning experience to participate in spreading the good news of the progressive Episcopal Church. Jim Naughton asked me to join […]
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: […]
First a question: Do you know what you get when you pour host water down a rabbit hole? (see answer below) Bloomberg View gives us the information we have been awaiting as it tells the history of the fierce competition to make the softest Easter Bunny: Easter bunnies aren’t what they used to be. The plush […]
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 […]