Category: Daily Episcopalian

Faith and a Flashlight

by Linda Ryan I have a small book of quotations I’ve come across at various times and on various topics. It was inspired by Jan Karon’s Patches of Godlight: Father Tim’s Favorite Quotes which gave me the idea to begin my own favorite quotes book. I used one of those little black-and-white composition books, small […]

Where is Jesus

by George Clifford In the recent dispute between eight faculty members and the administration at General Theological Seminary (GTS), where is Jesus? In asking that question, I intentionally echo the desire of a group of first century Greeks who approached the disciple Philip saying, “We wish to see Jesus.” That desire encapsulates the hope that […]

‘Gone Girl’… Surprise! Ugh!

By Bonnie Anderson & Dan Webster No spoiler alert. Nothing in this commentary will ruin this film for you. Just go see it. Luckily, Gillian Flynn, author of the bestselling book, “Gone Girl,” also wrote the screenplay for the film. It’s a good thing, too, because the story is complicated, intricate, surprising and could have […]

Leadership, community, and the current crisis at General Seminary

by Andrew Gerns On Friday, the follow up letter from the faculty to the students describing in more detail what it going on, there is still some question as to what is going on. The conflict has nothing to do with pay, hours, job description, benefits, or perks. There is none of the traditional pocket-book […]