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We also deplore the statement, attributed to our fellow Bishop, describing those who are opposed to this legislation as “lovers of evil”. Though there are a breadth of theological views among us on matters of human sexuality, we see this Bill as a gross violation of human rights and we therefore strongly condemn such attitudes…(Read More)

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A last word on the ACNA vote

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ACNA’s partisans are attempting to portray the Church of England’s decision not to recognize them as a smashing victory and proving primarily that they are cheap dates. Malcolm French nails it: “while the resolution nicely acknowledges that the founders of ACNA want to be part of the Anglican Communion, it is actually pretty…(Read More)

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ALERT: Haiti fraud emails

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The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs has issued this warning about fraudulent emails asking for donations to Haiti: Subject: Fraudulent emails circulating concerning Haiti relief The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Note: This was originally issued on January 20, 2010. It is being re-issued with sadness as reports of fraudulent emails continue…(Read More)

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Who was Saint Valentine?

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You could spend all day researching the question, but probably, the simplest answer is the more correct one. (Thanks, William of Ockham…(Read More)

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Lindsay Lohan thinks she knows how to rock the Jesus look. She sports a modest crown and sprawled arms in a crucifixion pose on the cover of the latest issue of Purple Fashion Magazine…(Read More)

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The God spot in the brain?

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There’s a report in New Scientist this week that neurologists may have found the location in our brains that is related to feelings of “transcendence”. Scientists have been looking for the “seat of religion” for years now, and the research just published may be the breakthrough they needed…(Read More)

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The Interim President and Dean of Seabury Western Seminary, Robert Bottoms, is asking questions about how we need to change our formation model and the resources that support it as we move into a new century of the Episcopal Church’s life in America…(Read More)

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