Makgoba Honors Mandela

Archbishop of Cape Town praises the former president’s vision of a “new, united, democratic, non-racial South Africa.”

Straight into Troy

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Clerical collars signal to wary, mostly African American neighbors that two recently ordained young white women might be trustworthy.

Lord, Renew Your Church

Review by Daniel Muth • Throughout her history, the Catholic Church’s children have continually recognized her need for reform and renewal.

Prayers Follow Shootings

“Look with compassion on the whole
 human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us.”

Holy Mountain Retirement

The University of the South is exploring interest in a senior living community in Sewanee.

Vol. 247, No. 7, Posted

The Sept. 29 edition of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers. The issue includes a brief editorial celebrating TLC’s 135th year.

Gay Jennings on the UTO

“It is clear from the statements and documents that have subsequently been released by both sides in the conflict that the situation is badly in need of reconciliation.”

Under the Tent in Michigan

By Steve Waring • The Episcopal Church is not famous for tent revivals, but its youngest diocese wants to try new approaches.