Women Bishops in the CoE: Cutting the Knot or Tying It?

I have to confess that I enjoyed the "Ugley Vicar" John Richardson's exposition on women bishops in the Church of England as it relates to the CoE's relationship with the state.  I recommend it highly, especially to my American readers, who generally don't think in terms other than the construct we have.  (And that, sad …

Phoenix Sonshine: Shinin’ In The Light

(Destiny D-4404-S) 1971 "Jesus Music" was, by definition, evangelistic. It also tended to be folksy; there were many in the movement who had strong reservations about the use of straight-up rock 'n roll for Christian music. (There were others who didn't, but I digress.) Phoenix Sonshine epitomised that sound and that message with this evangelistic, …

The Palm Beach Way of Exclusivity is in the Animal Kingdom, Too

And  why not? Wild bottlenose dolphins bond over their use of tools, with distinct cliques and classes forming over decades as a result of their skills, scientists have found. The communities, which have been compared with societies such as the Bullingdon Club in humans, mean the aquatic animals share their knowledge only with those in …

The Most Important Minister: My Tribute to Fr. Donald F.X. Connolly

One question that Christians often ask each other is “What preacher (or minister or priest) had the greatest influence on your life?”  For me that’s never been an easy question to answer, especially in the church I’m in now.  Most people would assume that the church I’ve ended up with produced the most influential one, …

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