This is the first of three reflections on hierarchy. By Christopher Wells We denizens of democratic spaces do not much like rulers. We like, in the formulation of the French Revolution, liberté, égalité, and fraternité. We worry, with historical reason, ... Read More...
In the Episcopal Church, we have a stand-off brewing between the Boomers and the Millennials.
When Augustine says that God alone is to be enjoyed, and everything else — including human beings — used, he does not mean that everything besides God is worthless.
Do we have any sense of a beautiful harmony between church structures, the ordained ministry, and the ethical lives of Christian individuals?
One thing that I’ve noticed on this blog is a willingness to criticize inflated claims for the liturgy. But, properly chastened, can we make claims that the liturgy "works," making you a better person?