TLC Archive 2011
4 Claims Against Bishop Lawrence Dismissed
Among other allegations, a dossier claimed “on information and belief” that Bishop Mark J. Lawrence ordained his son to the priesthood. Instead, the Rt. Rev. Alden M. Hathaway, retired Bishop of Pittsburgh, ordained Chad Lawrence on Jan. 11, 2010, at St. Helena’s, Beaufort.
4 Canadian Bishop Questions University Chaplaincy
8 Lessons and Carols as Anglican Treasure
By Daniel H. Martins
In places that have sophisticated musical resources, the Festival of Lessons and Carols is an unparalleled opportunity to really “strut” the gems of the Anglican choral tradition. But it and can also be done quite simply, with familiar hymns and carols that the congregation can sing, and in a variety of musical and ethnic styles.
4 South Carolinians ‘Don’t Like Being at War’
8 ‘Look at the Picture You Have’
An Interview with Lord Carey
By Douglas LeBlanc
Our Unity in Christ:
In Support of the Anglican Covenant
12 Rebooting Anglican Communication
By Michael Poon
4 Church Attorney Leaves Lawrence Case
10 Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus
Reviews of the exhibit and the book by Dennis Raverty and Garwood P. Anderson
Rembrandt’s use of a Jewish model for Jesus was unprecedented in Christian art and shocked some people, but using models of the same ethnicity as Jesus was undoubtedly intended by Rembrandt to achieve greater realism.
4 Board Hears Case against Bishop Lawrence
By Douglas LeBlanc
The Rt. Rev. Mark J. Lawrence, Bishop of South Carolina, is being investigated on accusations of abandoning the Episcopal Church, and his diocese has released a 63-page document of the evidence brought against him.
4 Seven Nominees in Central Florida
As the Diocese of Central Florida searches for its fourth bishop, seven nominees reflect its primarily evangelical identity, although both Anglo-Catholic and broad-church piety also are evident. The nominees’ answers to questions posed by the diocese’s standing committee leave few doubts on what they believe about blessing same-sex couples or offering the elements of the Eucharist to the unbaptized.
6 A ‘Modern Scriptorium’ Honors Lancelot Andrewes
Traditional Anglican worship has found a new home within Orthodoxy. A growing number of Western-Rite Orthodox parishes and monasteries now exist within the Antiochian Orthodox Church and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. One of the centers of this movement is St. Mark’s Western Rite Orthodox Church in Denver, and the associated Lancelot Andrewes Press, a publisher of high-quality liturgical and devotional books.
4 St. Paul’s Welcomes the Pilgrims of 9/11
In some of the darkest moments of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center ten years ago, Nathan Brockman saw Christian hope embodied at the parish of Trinity Wall Street.
4 Eau Claire, Fond du Lac Consider Uniting
Student Essays in Christian Wisdom
8 The Wisdom of Small Groups
By Kyle Matthew Oliver
Theological discussions of Christian small groups tend to emphasize New Testament texts, perspectives, and models. A dominant New Testament focus can cause us to overlook the continuity of Scripture’s witness to God’s revealed intentions for our life in community.
4 Alabama Suffragan Elected Next Bishop
7 Why I Believe in Uganda Christian University
By Sam Young Garrett
UCU’s enrollment recently topped 10,000, marking extraordinary growth since 1997, when the Church of Uganda founded the university with 120 students. Now UCU is rapidly filling its 80-acre main campus on a breezy, palm-dotted hillside.