For Holy Week, I’m reading the second volume of Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth. There is so much for discussion here: the hermeneutical methodology, the appreciate critique and qualified usage of historical critical tools, even the very idea of a Pope writing a scholarly book that engages in the academic fray with all the vulnerabilities that involves.
The Rev. Laurence A. Gipson, who served as the third rector of St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Houston--one of the largest Episcopal churches in the U.S., will speak to the "Living into Mission" course at Southwest on Tuesday, April 3. His topic will be "Leadership and the Catachumenate in the Parish: Forming Christian Lay Leaders."
Click here to view Dr. Gipson's presentation live at 2:00 p.m. Central Time.
Episcopal Communicators presented three awards to Seminary of the Southwest for special achievement in church communication at the Communicators conference at Camp Kanuga on March 23, 2012.
The annual Harvey Lecture will be Monday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. in Knapp Auditorium and you may view it live. Click here for the link.
Over the last couple of decades a proliferation of theologies of this or that object, be that object the environment, orphans, or wild donkeys, has left me a little dizzy. In fact, I’d come to a place where I’d completely lost track of that titular preposition, like happens when you say the word “whimsy” so many time that you forget what it means. Or if it’s even a word. What is “of,” and why is it populating the titles (wait for it…) of so many theology texts?
The Rev. Bob Dannals, PhD, is rector of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Dallas. He will speak to the students in the leadership course, "Living into Mission" today.
The title of his presentation is "Servant Leadership: Building Participation and Outreach."
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