ACNA SSA Controversy

The ACNA is in a considerable controversy over identity and sexuality, which has now become an international issue. At issue is a statement by the College of Bishops, which was contradicted later by Bishop Todd Hunter in a pastoral guidance...

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The State of C4SO

I’m happy to announce that fellow @WheatonCollege faculty member Rev. Dr. Emily McGowin and I have been appointed as Canon Theologians for @C4SO in @The_ACNA. pic.twitter.com/0kWDqTyo5J — Esau McCaulley Ph.D (@esaumccaulley) November 9, 2019 Last...

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On New Age as Consumer Manifest Destiny

From Felicity Carter, former astrologer, in The Guardian: [I’d understood organised religion to be something between an embarrassment and an evil. Yet as Aids did its dreadful work – this was the 1990s – I watched nuns offer compassionate care to...

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St. Benedict's Hierarchy of Needs

::: {.separator style="clear:both;text-align:center;"} ::: "Maslow, like [St.] Benedict, believed that unless low level needs such as physiological and social needs were satisfied, workers could not be motivated to achieve organizational goals....

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Familial Relationships and Identity Politics

firstthings · The Myth of the Lone Wolf - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.11.19) The latest installment in an ongoing interview series with senior editor Mark Bauerlein. On this episode, Mary Eberstadt discusses her latest book, Primal...

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Pope Benedict XVI on Liturgical Dancing

Dancing is not a form of expression for the Christian liturgy. In about the third century, there was an attempt in certain Gnostic-Docetic circles to introduce it into the liturgy. For these people, the Crucifixion was only an appearance. Before...

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