Day: July 30, 2008

Bishops blogging, July 30

Bishops continue their reflections on Tuesday’s powerful session on violence against women, also commenting on Rowans Williams’ Second Address, and what might or might not happen in the waning days of the Lambeth Conference. UPDATED.

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Rhetoric can kill

Candace Chellew-Hodge, a former co-worker with Sean Hannity of Fox News, has written an open letter to him, and to all in the media, which reflects on the role that rhetoric has played in leading to the shootings in Tennessee this past Sunday.

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Live: the Bible press conference

“The Anglican Communion is no longer what it used to be, and this Lambeth Conference is taking that seriously. Everybody in the Anglican Communion has got their own process of making sense of the Bible,” West said, adding that those who claimed to take Scripture more seriously than others were “just trying to talk more loudly or stamp their feet more firmly.”

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Live: five days and counting

The bishops I have talked to seem to be cautiously optimistic about the outcome of events here. They came with the hopes of building relationships with bishops from other provinces, and, for the most part, they have accomplished that. Their aim now is to get out of Dodge before anything happens to undermine those friendships.

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Tenderness of conscience

Let him, then, who would be indeed a Christian, watch over his ways and over his heart with unceasing circumspection. Let him endeavour to learn, both from men and books, particularly from the lives of eminent Christians, what methods have been actually found most effectual for the conquest of every particular vice, and for improvement in every branch of holiness.

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I-phone theology

by Richard Helmer On Friday, July 11th, I rose early with designs on the AT&T store in San Rafael. It was the day the new

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