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Seminary thought police?

It turns out that all the conservatives fears about the presence of a “thought police” at liberal Episcopal seminaries is true. Sarah Dylan Breuer reports on some technology that’s been installed at EDS. Note:...

Christian Ramadan

Is it time to use new language — outside the Christian vocabulary — to explain Christianity? Dutch Catholics have re-branded the Lent fast as the “Christian Ramadan” in an attempt to appeal to young...

Honor Moore on Paul Moore; Sisk writes a pastoral letter

The blogosphere has been abuzz about the recent interview that Honor Moore gave the New Yorker, as they publish an excerpt from Ms. Moore’s forthcoming book on her father, Bishop Paul Moore. One blogger...

Thought for the week

This week’s Gospel story is about a man born blind, who gained his sight through the power of Jesus Christ. But this is not just a miracle story about 20/20 vision. It is about...

It’s time for outrage

A day or so ago, I added a counter to my right column. It counts the cost of the Iraq war for the US. I thought that $500,000,000,000 was an unimaginably high figure (especially...

Unmasking idols and demons

This was over at ASBO Jesus: I wish. I wish Christians would have this kind of spine more often. We Episcopalians get all excited about the last two promises in the Baptismal Covenant, and...

The (caffeinating) power of prayer

I am always happy to contemplate the merger of two of my favorite things, Christianity and coffee. A ‘prayer cafe’ is being run by a local church in Croatia, to keep the kids coming...