Jesus, Mel Gibson, and the alpha issue

Our new Presiding Bishop talks about Jesus and "the Jesus Movement" a great deal. I expect Episcopalians will find a degree of unity around this theme. But I don’t expect us to stop fighting. Why? Because there are still two very different narratives about Jesus in play.

Jesus trumps

Bishop Daniel Martins: I'm made uneasy by statements that "Jesus trumps any of the apostles" (usually, most notably, St. Paul), and it's precisely because I've made peace (indeed, made friends) with biblical criticism.