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A Measuring Rod

  • Monday, June 4, 2012

By Benjamin M. Guyer
The canon of Scripture contains “all things necessary for salvation,” but it does not contain all things necessary for running the Church. This latter task is fulfilled by canon law.

Four Elections, Two Fishers

  • Saturday, June 2, 2012

Four dioceses — Atlanta, Rhode Island, Texas, and Western Massachusetts — elected bishops Saturday.

Saint of the Sierra

  • Friday, June 1, 2012

By Anne Rowthorn
No single American has done more to preserve our wilderness than John Muir — naturalist, Christian, and founder of the Sierra Club.

Bishops-elect at Convention

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Ballot results for bishops-elect to be confirmed by General Convention.

Ft. Worth Seeks New Bishop

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Presiding Bishop and Ft. Worth’s standing committee will nominate a new provisional bishop to be approved by the diocesan convention.

Hope Amid the Ruins

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2012

By Bob Libby
Around the rubble of Trinity Cathedral in Port au Prince the bishops processed, entering a makeshift shelter covering an overflow congregation of more than a thousand.

Punched Back

  • Friday, May 25, 2012

Review by Tony Hunt
The first half of For the Parish is a sustained polemic against Fresh Expressions, a popularizing church movement in the U.K.

Our Political Captivity

  • Friday, May 25, 2012

By Victoria Heard and Jordan Hylden
General Convention’s structure has slavishly copied in ecclesial ink the politics and legislative processes of American culture.

Leonel L. Mitchell (1930-2012)

  • Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Rev. Canon Leonel L. Mitchell, one of the scholars responsible for the Book of Common Prayer (1979), died May 23 in South Bend, Indiana. The veteran liturgist and theologian was 81.

Trinity, Columbia, Calls Dean

  • Thursday, May 24, 2012

“Tim has written several acclaimed books on spiritual life,” writes senior warden Mark Jones of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, S.C. He is “a former editor for Christianity Today magazine and recently taught spiritual formation to students at the Anglican School of Theology in Alexandria, Egypt.”

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