Editorial: Getting to Yes

The proposed Anglican Communion Covenant has taken a battering lately in a handful of diocesan synods of the Church of England, thanks in part to an influential, if incoherent, campaign by the No Anglican Coven... Read more...

Walking Together in Haiti

By Mark Harris Haiti is more than Port-au-Prince, more than the earthquake of 2010, more than “the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere,” more than a place that needs our help.

Outward and Visible Penance

By Nicholas Porter and Dawn Stegelmann Much to our delight and surprise, and with the enthusiastic support of our vestry and parishioners, we encountered numerous people of faith who welcomed the opportunity to receive ashes.

Covenant Videos on YouTube

Members of the Anglican Communion with Internet access can now watch three videos produced by the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order (IASCUFO) in which its members speak about the Covenant.

Lent Light

“Ashes to go” is the relatively recent ecclesiastical fad of offering Ash Wednesday ashes to people on the street. The notion of taking the church to the people can be offered as a rationale for this behavior, but it hardly rises to the level of an adequate defense.

Bishop Robinson Talks Policy

The Washington premiere of Love Free or Die, director Macky Alston’s documentary about the Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson, prompted a frequently political post-film discussion this week. Gillian Laub photo courtesy of Reveal Productions.

Non-linear Verite

The Tree of Life is nominated for three Academy Awards (best picture, best director, and best cinematography). It is also a film very few Episcopalians have seen. This strikes me as odd, particularly in light of the director’s background.

Remorselessly Christological

The idea that in some sense Jesus saves not only us but the world by his substitutionary sacrificial suffering has, for Mark Noll, implications for the practice of scholarship, especially in the humanities and social sciences.