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Leander Harding

The Very Rev. Dr. Leander S. Harding, dean of the Cathedral of All Saints in Albany, is entering his fourth decade as a priest of the Episcopal Church.

Alexander Schmemann on Secularism

I have for many years recommended “How the World Lost Its Story” by the late Robert Jenson as a brilliant, succinct, and prophetic analysis of...

Bring Back the Greeks

I have a talk on modernity and mission in which I try to diagnose the challenge of modernity and lay out a strategy for an...

An Apocalyptic Moment

I have written elsewhere about my experience taking a tour as a chaplain at Ground Zero several weeks after the planes struck the World Trade...

Indiana’s Date with Destiny

By Leander Harding I heartily recommend the latest Indiana Jones movie, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. It is not Shakespeare, but it is exactly...

Is There Any Salvation Inside the Church?

By Leander Harding St. Cyprian’s dictum (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus, or there is no salvation outside the church), is now in danger of being turned...

Mary and Christian Formation

By Leander S. Harding I have been led by a convergence of prayer and reflection on the challenge of Christian mission to the study of Mariology....

Bring Back the Catafalque

By Leander S. Harding I learned from the great theorist of education Elliot Eisner and his book The Educational Imagination, to look for three curricula in...

Quid Ad Aeternum: The Reading of the Necrology in the House of Deputies

By Leander Harding I attended the recent General Convention in Baltimore as a deputy from the Diocese of Albany. This is the second time I have...

Signs of Sanity in the Culture: Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

By Leander Harding There are signs of hope in the culture and one of the them is the courageous cultural critique that is carried by...

Alexander Schmemann, Mary and the Anthropological Heresy

By Leander Harding St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press is bringing out more of Alexander Schmemann’s occasional writings, including remarks for academic gatherings and talks that were...