Tag Archives: Theology

Suicide

From the Catechism of the Catholic Church: 2282 – “…Grave psychological disturbances, anguish, or grave fear of hardship, suffering, or torture can diminish the responsibility of the one committing suicide.” 2283- “We should not despair of the eternal salvation of … Continue reading

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Robin Williams: Top 10 Reasons to be an Episcopalian

  10. No snake handling. 9. You can believe in dinosaurs. 8. Male and female God created them; male and female we ordain them. 7. You don’t have to check your brains at the door. 6. Pew aerobics. 5. Church … Continue reading

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The Tragic Death Of The Funeral

Like most people, I don’t particularly relish encounters with death. But, welcome or not, I’ve had my fair share. I’ve clasped a woman’s hand as her breathing slowed, became sporadic, and finally ceased. Through the cramped hallways of an ancient … Continue reading

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Women Bishops Approved By Church Of England

Told you so.   The General Synod of the Church of England voted today that women can be consecrated as bishops, 18 months years after a similar measure was controversially voted down. The vote required passage by a two-thirds majority … Continue reading

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First Church of England Women Bishops Could Be Appointed by Christmas

It’s a foregone conclusion. Members of the Synod are expected to authorise the admission of women to the episcopate in what is being billed as a historic vote in York on Monday . The Telegraph: The ordination of women bishops could … Continue reading

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If the Episcopal Church is the American Component of the Anglican Church, Why Are There Anglican Churches in the US?

It’s a new question being asked at Yahoo (NZ) answers, with some of the strangest of responses… The Episcopal Church is generally pro-gay. Many don’t like that, so they left to become Anglican. Some are recognized by other Anglicans, but some … Continue reading

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NT Wright On The Bible…

… and why he won’t call himself an inerrantist. TIME Magazine called him “one of the most formidable figures in the world of Christian thought.” Newsweek once labeled him “the world’s leading New Testament scholar.” His name is N.T. Wright, and he has just … Continue reading

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The Potter

 

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Bible Noah vs Russell Crowe Noah

Via the folk at Bibledex.  

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Christian Leaders May Return to Nicaea: What Does It Mean?

In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians could go back to the place where early followers of Jesus tried to create a consensus among all of Christendom. The Atlantic has more: Mark your calendars: In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern … Continue reading

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