Orderly Counsel

Orderly Counsel: Essays in Advance of General Convention 2012
May 4, 2012
By Christopher Wells, executive director of the Living Church Foundation and editor of The Living Church.

Four Roles of General Convention: Custodian • Steward • Source • Town Hall
May 8, 2012
By the Very Rev. Timothy E. Kimbrough, dean and rector of Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville and a seven-time deputy to General Convention.

The Message of the Mission: The Missiology of the Proposed Triennial Budget
May 14, 2012
By the Very Rev. Thomas Ferguson, dean of Bexley Hall, Columbus, Ohio.

Checks and Balances: Presiding Officers as Partners — and Foils
May 21, 2012
By Derek Olsen, theologian in residence at Church of the Advent, Baltimore, who writes about liturgical spirituality at the weblog haligweorc.wordpress.com.

The Political Captivity of General Convention
Friday, May 25, 2012
By the Rev. Canon Victoria Heard, canon for church planting and congregational development in the Diocese of Dallas, and Jordan Hylden, a doctoral candidate in theology and ethics at Duke Divinity School and a candidate for holy orders in the Diocese of North Dakota.

A Measuring Rod: Canon Law in the Life of the Church
June 4, 2012
By Benjamin M. Guyer, a doctoral student in British history at the University of Kansas.

One Use: The Book of Common Prayer as Constitutional Document
June 6, 2012
By the Rt. Rev. John C. Bauerschmidt, Bishop of Tennessee.

Henry Caswall: A Pioneer for Anglican Unity
June 19, 2012
By Peter M. Doll, canon librarian of Norwich Cathedral and author of Revolution, Religion, and National Identity: Imperial Anglicanism in British North America 1745-1795.

Twelve Theses on the Ministry of Bishops
June 20, 2012
By Ephraim Radner, professor of historical theology at Wycliffe College, Toronto. Baylor University Press will publish his latest book, A Brutal Unity: The Spiritual Politics of the Christian Church, in October.

Spiritual Geographic: The Charisms and Challenges of Smaller Dioceses
June 29, 2012
By Michael B. Cover, a doctoral candidate in New Testament and early Judaism in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and assisting priest at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Mishawaka, Indiana.

Ordered Administration: The Diocese in History
July 3, 2012
By Cheryl White, professor of European and Christian Church history at Louisiana State University-Shreveport.