Day: July 8, 2008

Hospitality Initiative

Before the bishops arrive in Canterbury for the 2008 Lambeth Conference, hundreds of them will enjoy a taste of another part of Britain according to

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Blogging the Qur’an

The Qur’an is the sacred book of Islam. In the view of Muslims it speaks to all humanity (not just those who believe) but its

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Bees at Lambeth Palace

The bees are back at Lambeth Palace. Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, sought out experts to set up hives in its grounds shortly after his appointment, and now there are 10.

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Rethinking mission trips

The Washington Post reports that churches are re-thinking expensive overseas mission trips that are seen by critics as “religious tourism” undertaken by “vacationaries.”

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Support for the Archbishop

Delegates attending the annual conference of USPG: Anglicans in World Mission have written to Archbishop Rowan Williams assuring him of their full support as he

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Recognizing Bishop White

William White was, while Samuel Seabury was not, “the Father of the Episcopal Church” in the United States. After the conclusion of the Revolution, William White visioned, planned, worked for, and far more than any other achieved, the organization, and then guided the first steps, of the American Church.

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Letter to a child

My Dear Child,

Flesh of my flesh, bone of my bone. Something about the prospect of battle moves me to write you a letter. I’m sitting here in the tent. The flaps are rolled up on the sides, and I can see out across the desert to where the sun is sliding down into the sand. . . . I suppose war has a way of helping a person see what is really important in life. . . . It makes me think of you.

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