How might one read Paul in a way that furthers the cause of visible Christian unity?
The phrase has captured the imagination of Episcopalians, but many friends don't much care for the hype or are even worried by it.
Much of the shape of Anglican seminary curricula, Richard Briggs contends, is shaped by the historical-critical project rather than by the particular questions raised by Anglican ministry itself.
Incense may not be a hill worth dying on, but it is at least a hill worth strategizing for. It is a shot to the gut of comfortable, consumer-friendly religion.
At the end of every class at the Anglican seminary where I teach, my students fill out a course evaluation with this question on it.