A large number of groups have called upon the United Nations to reject a proposal that would commit the U.N. to working to stamp out “religious defamation”.
He struggled to know what to do with the ancient stories, to understand them in the context of the human heart: “Palm Sunday. Ten above zero. …. What am I doing here on my knees, shaking with alcohol and the cold?” And over a decade later, “When we say, ‘Christ, have mercy upon us,’ we don’t ask for a literal blessing, I think. We express how merciless we are to ourselves.”
Last year’s Lambeth Conference had some problems, at least financially speaking. A just completed audit of the funds raised and spent to hold the conference
The kind of a night we spend is in a large degree for us to determine. The Christian should at times leave everything in God’s hands, and do nothing but lie back on God’s bosom. The opportunity comes every night when we go to sleep. This is the season when the mind and soul should rest not less than the body.