The New York Times, during Black History Month, is publishing images from its archives that have never been published before, and today’s captured a bit of Episcopal history as well. Thurgood Marshall was a lawyer of heroic imagination, who led the team that brought school desegregation to the Supreme Court, winning an end to separate […]
Day: February 3, 2016
Today, President Barack Obama will visit the Islamic Society in Baltimore, responding to anti-Muslim statements made recently by a number of Republican candidates. According to the New York Times: The visit comes as White House officials say that Mr. Obama has become increasingly outraged by what he sees as intolerant and divisive rhetoric from Republican […]
The on-air and online radio program Day1 includes a commentary by former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in its Faith and Science in the 21st Century series. In a four-minute video, which aired in October and is now online, she explores the idea that our repeated and often conflicted re-framing of our understanding of creation […]
What if we take Isaac rather than Abraham as our model of faith? Isaac is willing to show up to God empty-handed.