“The real ecumenical crisis today is not between Catholics and Protestants but between traditional and experimental forms of church life. If church leaders do not recognize this, within a few decades we shall see a cleavage in the church that will be comparable to the one that appeared in the sixteenth century.” – Harvey Cox, The […]
Rev. Ough, the current episcopal leader in Minnesota, is infamous for letting arch-heretic Sprague off. He is getting ready to do the same, using the same weasley words and nuances he did then. He has issued a press release. In it are a few statements necessary for more to see. For instance, this one. There […]
The Journey of Egeria, Abbess and pilgrim to Jerusalem, late fourth century, Pilgrimage 37: SC 296, pp. 284–90, Egeria: Diary of a Pilgrimage, tr. Gringras, pp. 110–3. Egeria’s description shows how objects with sacred associations, and holy places, have helped to bring alive for Christians the historical events of Christ’s life and Passion from an […]
Unless you have been under a rock, you have heard or read something about United Airlines. You, like I, probably have some thoughts and opinions about it as well. Here are some thoughts about it to try and help navigate the rhetoric and perhaps help understand how all of this happened. To try and do […]
This is a sermon I preached on Maundy Thursday 2016, which Joel graciously let me share with you via his blog. Gospel Text: John 13.1-17; 31b-35 Please pray with me as I pray a prayer written by St. Anselm of Canterbury: “O my God teach my heart where and how to seek you, where and […]
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Come close and let me tell you a story. It is a sad one and there are things that happen that tend to disturb people but it is an important story about our times and modes of operation. Make no assumptions because it is not what you might think…… Years ago, a lady moved to […]
This is the thrilling romance of Orthodoxy. People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy. It was sanity: and to be sane is more dramatic than to be mad. It was the equilibrium of a […]
I’ve been reviewing the Interpretation Series, now available on Accordance (product link). This morning, I was preparing my iPad for an upcoming trip and decided to see how it looked on that. This is what I came up with. Be warned, I’m using the NET bible because I haven’t yet purchased the REB. […]
Just playing around this morning. One of the neat things I’ve seen in Accordance 12 was the tracking of the verse. The program quickly and without reentering new data (verses, etc) updates my library offerings according to the verse I am on. Also, the new Interpretation Series matches up pretty well. Cousar even includes Barth!