By Kirk Petersen A second Executive Council member has now declared her candidacy for president of the House of Deputies, and more candidates are in the wings. The Rev. Devon Anderson, 55, a rector in the Diocese of Minnesota, announced her candidacy on Facebook May 20 and launched a campaign website. "I have dreamed, prayed, and discerned about this ministry for a … [Read more...] about PHoD Field Expands, With More to Come
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Why Religion Is Good for American Democracy By Robert Wuthnow Princeton University Press, pp. 328, $29.95 As an Amazon Associate, TLC earns from qualifying purchases. Reviewed by D. Stephen Long Robert Wuthnow’s informative work is filled with insights about religions’ role in American democracy. Religions, he claims, oppose tyranny because of the conflicts … [Read more...] about Better Democracy Through Disagreement?
SUNDAY’S READINGS | May 29, 2022 Acts 16:16-34 Ps. 97 Rev. 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21 John 17:20-26 Incredibly, we hear Jesus praying for the Church of our time. “I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the … [Read more...] about 7 Easter, Year C: City of God
By Emily Hylden A Reading from the Gospel of Matthew 13:1-16 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to sow. 4 And as he sowed, some seeds fell on … [Read more...] about Clear-Eyed