article placeholder

Stumbling blocks

Humility, unseeing, holds out its hand to be led, and of it is said, "Cursed be he who places a stumbling block in front of the blind man." Charity, seeing, chooses, as it were, to move less in its progress, in order not to desert humility.

Checks and balances

By Derek Olsen. How should we consider the roles and responsibilities of the presiding bishop and the president of the House of Deputies — historically, theologically, and canonically?

The message of the mission

By Thomas Ferguson. Budgets are often understood as extensions of ideological understandings of the nature and role of an institution. In the church, they evidence the ways in which we shape, incarnate, and give emphasis to how we are called to carry out God’s mission entrusted to us.
article placeholder

Firmly I believe

A report, and a sermon by Ephraim Radner, from Nashotah House’s “Justification in Anglican Life & Thought: Retrospect and Prospect.”
article placeholder

Two responses in Ft. Worth

Ft. Worth leaders are “exploring an appropriate response to such a shameful action by these members of the House of Bishops.”

‘Bringing pain to voice’

What was especially fascinating was that while the books Professors Brueggemann and Sharp pinpointed were the same, they had different rationales for choosing Jeremiah. For Professor Brueggemann, Jeremiah “reads him” because the centrality of anguish speaks to him. “Anyone who is not in anguish about what’s happening to us [in America] should read the book of Jeremiah.” For Professor Sharp, by contrast, Jeremiah’s appeal is not in its anguish or its vitriol, but in the multiple strata of the text, a witness to the “struggle to claim the prophetic voice” by those who followed Jeremiah.