It’s Time to Talk: Jubilate – Theological Language and Prayer Book Revision

These speakers represent a range of theological positions and disciplinary backgrounds. But what they share is a deep commitment to the life and prayer of the Episcopal Church. Don’t you want to be a part of this conversation? Don’t we need to have this conversation as a church? Prayer book revision is coming. Will you be part of the dialogue, or will you leave it to others?

Translating the Trinity

Much of our prayer is already an exercise in translation. We seem to forget in our liturgical debates that even the Scriptures and the Creeds were not revealed to us in English.

Between Scylla and Charybdis?

Many of us wish for clear sailing on prayer book revision, but we run a real danger of getting caught by a whirlpool on one side and rocky shoals on the other.

What is to become of the Confession?

It’s one thing to say, “I have done something selfish or mean, or prideful.” It is another to say, “I am selfish, I am proud, I am greedy, I am mean, I am jealous, I am prejudiced, I am power-hungry.”

Leonel Mitchell, reshaped

Liturgical scholar Leonel Mitchell played a central role in preparing the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.