Day: February 3, 2016

An image from the past: Thurgood Marshall and the Reverend M. Moran Weston

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 …

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President Obama visits Baltimore mosque as a criticism of Republican anti-Muslim rhetoric

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 …

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Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori: On science, faith and repentence

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 …

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