Denominational Envy

By John Mason Lock From time to time I visit other churches, especially during the four weeks of vacation I take in the summer. In recent years, I’ve taken to visiting churches of other denominations as a ch... Read More...

Bring Back the Catafalque

By Leander S. Harding I learned from the great theorist of education Elliot Eisner and his book The Educational Imagination, to look for three curricula in any regimen of education and information: what is t... Read More...

I Want to Be One Too: On All Saints’ Day

By Jean McCurdy Meade  For all the Saints who from their labors rest. (Hymnal 287) I sing a song of the saints of God (Hymnal 293) O when the saints go marching in (African-American Spiritual) These two hymns from the Hymnal of the Episcopal Church are usu... Read More...

Sin Thoughts

By Victor Lee Austin "The first thing to get straight is whether you believe there is such a thing as sin.” It was my initial meeting for spiritual direction with the late J. Robert Wright, professor at t... Read More...

A Proposal for the 81st General Convention

Prayer Book Revision and General Convention, Part 4 By Matthew S. C. Olver This is the final essay in my four-part series on the place of the Book of Common Prayer in the Episcopal Church, the establishment of the prayer book in our Constitution and Canons... Read More...