Review by Robert W. PrichardO.C. Edwards, Jr., former Seabury-Western president and emeritus of preaching, has put together a collection of essays about 19 examples of “Christian proclamation.” His provocative subtitle presumes the answer to a question that has been the object of hearty debate since the American bicentennial. Does American Christianity shape American history? … [Read more...] about Does Anyone Listen to Sermons?
Andrew Goddard writes at Fulcrum:Just over eighteen months ago the membership was announced of the House of Bishops Review Group on sexuality chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling. Its work was never going to be easy but, with the recent passing into law of same-sex marriage, the Church of England now faces even greater challenges. As Archbishop Justin told General Synod “we must … [Read more...] about Revolutionary Times
From the Anglican Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands(Biretta tip: Thinking Anglicans)Provincial Statement on Same-Sex UnionsApril 25, 2013The House of Bishops and Standing Committee of the Church in the Province of the West Indies meeting at Bamford House in Barbados extend greetings to the faithful of the Province and the leaders of our nations charged with … [Read more...] about West Indian Bishops: Back Off
OpinionYair Rosenberg writes for Tablet:Imagine if a group of prominent religious leaders went to Washington, D.C., to advocate against abortion. Imagine these clerics filmed a television ad in which they made a faith-based appeal for the cause, citing scripture while dressed in full religious regalia. And suppose this campaign were funded by a political action committee backed … [Read more...] about Guns, Faith, State