Guest Voices: episcopal church


Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Keeping the faith: 2012 in gay rights victories

Advances made in religious circles towards LGBT equality would have been deemed wish lists even a year ago, says writer.

By Becky Garrison  |  01:57 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Becky Garrison; gay marriage; same-sex marriage; Episcopal Church; GLAAD; LGBT equality; LGBT; religious circles; faith communities; discrimination; same-sex couples; transgender rights

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 12/07/2012

Hate mail over Muslim conference provides opportunity for Christian witness

Chicago theologian says it’s a teachable moment on how fearmongers attempt to thwart interfaith work.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  11:39 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All Saints Church; Pasadena, Calif.; Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite; Muslim event; Muslim conference; Episcopal Church

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Born again or born anew?

Gay Episcopal leader reflects on growing up in South Africa under apartheid and with a guarded heart.

By Robert V. Taylor  |  03:06 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Episcopal Church, South Africa, apartheid, homosexuality, Robert V. Taylor

Posted at 10:10 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Episcopal Church promotes the “T” in LGBT equation

The Episcopal Church made history at its 77th triennial General Convention by passing two gender nondiscrimination resolutions.

By Becky Garrison  |  10:10 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Episcopal Church, transgender, General Convention, Christianity

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Rediscovering the reasons for our existence

Many are quietly at work rebuilding the spiritual and congregational foundations of the Episcopal Church we love.

By Mariann Edgar Budde  |  12:44 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, Ross Douthat, Episcopal Church, Christianity

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Episcopal churches: Short on politics, sexuality debates and long on Jesus

Our big, public legislative process puts all of our human frailty on display for critics and cynics to gawk at.

By Gay Clark Jennings  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Episcopal Church, General Convention

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Can Christianity be revived?

The real issue will not be which churches are conservative and which are liberal, but which are spiritually alive and which are not.

By Sam Lloyd  |  10:22 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  episcopal church, ross douthat