Day: October 14, 2015

A 17th-century work in progress: Earliest draft of King James Bible discovered

A 17th-century work in progress: Earliest draft of King James Bible discovered

The notebook pages were scribbled somewhere between 1604 and 1608, the deadline year for six teams of collaborative translators tasked with translated the King James Bible, which was first published in 1611. The New York Times reports on the discovery and what it illuminates about the creation of the King James: David Norton, an emeritus […]

While Pope Francis moves toward inclusion, NJ archbishop increases restrictions

While Pope Francis moves toward inclusion, NJ archbishop increases restrictions

Religion News reports: Even as Pope Francis and Catholic leaders from around the world debate ways to make the Catholic Church more inclusive, Newark Archbishop John Myers has given his priests strict guidelines on refusing Communion to Catholics who, for example, support gay marriage or whose own marriage is not valid in the eyes of […]

Immanuel Chapel dedicated at Virginia Theological Seminary

Immanuel Chapel dedicated at Virginia Theological Seminary

“Peace be to this house, and to all who enter here…” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori opened the doors of Immanuel Chapel yesterday morning in a service of consecration and dedication; Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, preached. The service leaflet is available as a pdf here, and the VTS press release can be found here. […]