Category: justice

Tales from ACNA-Land: Colorado

Today’s first installment of Tales from ACNA-Land takes us to Colorado, home of the Rockies. It is also home to Donald Armstrong whose ego must be nearly as large as the famous mountains. First,...

God and Wall Street

This year’s Trinity Institute has concluded. The keynote speaker was Rowan Williams, who spoke with a stellar line-up including Sir Partha Dasgupta and Professor Kathryn Tanner. All the plenary talks, discussion panels, and the...

Afghanistan is still there!

We are a nation at war. You could be forgiven for not knowing that, given almost no reference to our war in the State of the Union. Iraq is somewhat visible (because of oil?),...

Is the marketplace the villain?

The Trinity Institute is under way in New York at Trinity Church. The opening address by the Archbishop of Canterbury is now online, along with this afternoon’s talk by Professor Kathryn Tanner of the...

Killing in the name of Jesus

The solemn collects of Good Friday include prayers for “those who in the name of Christ have persecuted others” that “God will open their hearts to the truth, and lead them to faith and...

I will not keep silent

Yesterday morning I heard a fantastic sermon, preached by my colleague in ministry at Christ Church, the Rev’d Melody Shobe. I am incredibly fortunate to serve with such a gifted priest, who offered this...

Redemption in Haiti?

At the moment, the focus in Haiti must surely be on rescuing people trapped in rubble and treating the wounded. Soon the focus will shift to the grim task of burying the countless dead....