Martin Luther King first made a reference to the Beloved Community in a 1956 speech celebrating the Supreme Court decision that desegregated the bu
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Posts from retired blogs, including Bishop Mark Beckwith's blog "Signs of God's Grace," Canon Greg Jacobs' blog "Out of the Ordinary," and blogs by General Convention deputies in 2012 and 2015.
Like many of us, I watched the entire funeral service for Senator John McCain on Saturday.
Whoever eats this bread receives eternal life. Whoever. He is not limiting the offer of bread to men or Jews or people of influence. He is offering it to everybody – women, slaves, prostitutes, tax collectors, lepers.
The just-concluded General Convention did a lot of creative work inside during its 10-day gathering, which in some ways was a good thing, given the
For the past year and a half, I have been living in a state of in-between. Since the announcement of my retirement in February of last year and the consecration of Caryle Hughes on September 22, I have been on a journey that has been both wonderful and weird.
Four decades after my two-year sojourn in Japan, where I lived after college, I still draw wisdom from Zen koans.
“The last time I wasn’t afraid I didn’t understand.”
The "now what?" is the perhaps the most important of the three questions, because the impact and power of the Resurrection depends, in large measure, on how we carry it forward.
Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was murdered with a high-powered rifle.
Today, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, a man who spoke to the conscience of a nation through his words of nonviolence.