Bishop Martins has a good post up on Covenant about ecclesiometry: how we count the people in churches and what these mean for us as a church. Do read his article as he makes several good points about why and how we measure. A central point that he makes is
Yesterday, I sent the manuscript of Honey of Souls: Cassiodorus and the Interpretation of the Psalms in the Early Medieval West off to Liturgical Press and received confirmation that it had arrived. Whew. That’s a big weight off, and it must come with thanks and gratitude to Barbara and Bill
I’m happy to announce a collaboration between the St Bede’s Breviary and Forward Movement! Fr. Scott Gunn, the new Executive Director of Forward Movement, has a vision to bring Forward Movement further into the digital age; using a cut-down version of the breviary’s code base, we’re working on both a
Over at Seven Whole Days, Scott Gunn has posted a very interesting reflection on the church in the age of social media. There’s no question that social media has already had an enormous impact on the shape of the global religious landscape and will continue to do so. In fact,
I’m finally back from the SCP conference and at the keyboard once again. The conference was wonderful. M and I had a great time, it was so good to see familiar faces and to chat with people that we hadn’t seen in a while. As M remarked to me, it
The line-up has been announced for the third annual meeting of the Episcopal Church’s Society of Catholic Priests. The presenters include the Rt. Rev. Frank Griswold, the former Presiding Bishop; the Rt. Rev. Wendell Gibbs, the current sitting bishop of Michigan; Mthr. Takacs, Associate Priest at St. Mark’s Philly and
As has now been noted in a number of venues, The Anglican Scotist, AKA Dr. Todd Bates has died at the age of 42 leaving behind a wife and two daughters. Todd and I had our online disagreements, most notably around Marian theology and Communion Without Baptism, and some of
I’ve just discovered via the Byzantine Anglo-Catholic that Matt Gunter has a blog: Into the Expectation.
As (quite) long-time readers may recall, this blog was originally started as a place to discuss my dissertation progress as well as mentioning odd bits of church practice and politics. Over its four years, it’s gone in some different directions than I first envisioned—some logical and predictable, others less so.
Through Easter. Please pray for us.