At the brink of the New Year, St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle, Washington, has issued a statement of love and inclusion, condemning racism, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and sexual assault as sins, re-establishing the church as sanctuary to the vulnerable, recognizing the gift of diversity and vowing to “fight for climate justice and protection of our […]
Day: January 5, 2017
In this episode we wonder whether there is evidence for the emergence of a new theology of civic engagement. We also look at the politically explosive message of the Magnificat and the ways that message is suppressed and made inert.
Sister Frances Ann Carr, 89 years old, died this week, leaving only two left in a religious community that once embraced more than 5,000 Americans in the mid-19th century. Sabbathday Lake, in Maine, was her home from the age of 10. The Shakers first came to the United States in 1774, according to the New […]
a loving community in which we can be ourselves fully helps us to live into wholeness and freedom, into who we most deeply are.