Now More Than Ever…

Over a year ago I wrote about community chaplaincy in an article entitled “….Go and Do Likewise.” (Luke 10:37 NVI) Some may disagree with me, but I think that since the November 2016 election, our country has been experiencing an identity crisis on multiple levels in our collective socio-political consciousness. The ‘browning of America’ is…

The Book Corner

The OTHER Catholics Remaking America’s Largest Religion Julie Byrne Columbia University Press 2016 In her book, The OTHER Catholics, author and Professor Julie Byrne elucidates in a very succinct and easy to read and understand manner, the very complex history of a branch of one of the world’s largest religions, Catholicism. The book’s sub-title is,…

The Book Corner

A Review of Maurice Monette’s Confessions of a Gay Married Priest. This is the time in salvation history when faith and spirituality are beginning to reign over religiosity. Our society is experiencing a renewed spiritual awakening, a kairos, not only for those groups of people who have been marginalized and ostracized by institutionalized religion, but…

Convergence Cont.

(Editor’s Note: The following article was submitted by Bishop Tom Shortell. He is not the author, but he received permission from Archbishop David Scott of the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches to reprint it here. Our thanks to Archbishop Scott for his permission and to Bishop Shortell for submitting it.) “Therefore, every teacher of the…