Day: August 7, 2009

Sailing through “pirate alley”

Douglas Stevenson, Director of the Center for Seafarers’ Rights at the Seamen’s Church Institute, is on board the Maersk Idaho and sailing through “Pirate Alley”, that is, the Gulf of Aiden. He departed Cairo on Sunday, August 2, and will arrive in Dubai on August 10th.

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Remembering Jonathan Daniels and other civil rights martyrs

Tomorrow, people in Alabama will walk the path that seminarian Jonathan Myrick Daniels walked before he was murdered on August 20, 1965. Daniels was a Freedom Rider who went to Alabama to register African-American voters and took part in the march from Selma to Montgomery.

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Who cares about Anglican schism?

The Guardian asks: After Rowan’s long letter about the “futures” of Anglicanism, after all the meetings, resolutions, papers and blogs, “”what difference will any of this make?” They asked four Anglicans, two English, one African and one American, for answers.

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Fathers and daughters

And on the day originally scheduled for surgery, after he had exhausted himself shaving off his own extensive beard, the surgeon told my father in the late morning that there was no bed for him in the ICU so the surgery would have to be postponed for a week. The cancer kept on growing. Given all of this, my parents were doing very well.

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The work of translation

The following translations have occupied a portion of my leisure time for the last twelve years: and some of them have already appeared in more than one ecclesiastical periodical. So has also great part of the Introduction.

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