“The Bishop has asked for a period of grace as he prayerfully seeks the face of the Lord.”
By Leonard Finn
Charles Simeon essentially seeks an anti-dogmatic dogmatics, a mode of doing theology, which is “Scriptural, in contradistinction to the systematic.
Four North American participants report on the Global South Conference on the Decade of Mission and Networking, which met July 16-21 in Thailand.
By Christopher Wells
The leaders of the Episcopal Church now face a “Mauricean” moment, in which the nature and extent of our diversity will be decided.
“I believe that human relationships — same-gender ones included — can and do find perfection in Jesus Christ and that all our standards of perfection are measured through our relationship with him.”
“I know that in difficult times in our church I do not bear the most heavy load.”
“No sharing of Winston is complete without a funny story.”
“Even during the most controversial matters at hand, in which profound disagreements were voiced and significantly split votes resulted, both sides remained respectful and reached out to one another after all was said and done.”
In loving, faith and hope are made strong, and the human family flourishes; not just despite tragedy, but even in its very teeth.
Review by John C. Bauerschmidt
Eamon Duffy’s new book does a good job of distilling two millennia of history into a short and manageable span.