Day: August 30, 2013

A bi-vocational pastor says it is not a cure-all

“I am bi-vocational. I love it. I feel called to it. I know what people say in support of it. I know that many of our African American and immigrant pastors have been bi-vocational for a long time. But I want to raise a red flag against the model as a path to our vital future…”

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“I am a god.”

Father Matthew Moretz, of St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City, exegetes the controversial song by Kanye West Yeezus.

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Texas Supreme Court rules against Episcopal diocese

The Texas Supreme Court failed to uphold the summary judgment of the 141st District Court, Tarrant County, Texas in favor of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, ruling instead in favor of the breakaway group. Bishop Rayford B. High, bishop of Fort Worth responds.

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Religion in prison, prison in religion

Religion in prison is a very American story. In a society that defines religion in a deeplhy personal way, we also are quick to fill up our jails. America has around 5% of the world’s population, yet 25% of its prisoners. So what happens when religion and prison meet up?

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“Just War” Theory and Intervention in Syria

Would the “Just War” doctrine justify U.S. military action, and what is America’s moral responsibility? Religion News Service asked a panel of theologians and policy experts. And Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls for “human intervention.”

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An Incidental Mission

Friday, August 30, 2013 — Week of Proper 16, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including

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