Category: theology

Anastasis

This is nothing to do with anything in particular today. It’s been sitting in my RSS clippings folder, so I thought I’d post this today. It’s a video that’s inspiring, provocative, and beautiful.

What is a priest?

In terrific memoir Open Secrets, Richard Lischer describes the modern minister. He says, rightly so, that we too often become nothing more than a “quivering mass of availability.” That seems about right. We like...

Everything is relative

Apparently the saying is indeed true. Everything is relative. Take, for example, Pope John Paul II. I would have labeled him a conservative. Why? Well, he shut down liberation theologians from teaching. He quashed...

ecubishop reports on Jerusalem

There’s a contingent of ECUSA folks in Jerusalem now, including the Right Reverend Blogging Christopher Epting. Here’s part of his report on Palm Sunday. After lunch we joined a procession of perhaps 8-10,000 people...

Do ordinations require consenting adults?

Let me begin by congratulating The Postulant. Will the blogger take on a new nom de plume? Yes, “The Postulant” is now surely “The Candidate.” Nowhere does it say that ordination invitations can’t be...