Archive for ‘February, 2012

Called to Freedom


The Rector’s Forum group is reading currently Gustavo Gutierrez’s  important book entitled A Theology of Liberation. It is important because it summarizes succinctly a theological movement that began in the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America in the 1950’s and continues to influence theology in our world today. Martin Luther King was a well versed liberation theologian. […] Read more »

Of the Proverbial Fall


This past Sunday I was struck by the words of the opening collect. (we are now using collects written, compiled and edited by Steven Shakespeare, a priest of the Church of England and professor of contemporary ecclesiology at Liverpool University. These collects use fresh and powerful language which track the lectionary content preparing us for what we […] Read more »

Of the Racial Divide


I was listening to the NPR news magazine called Here and Now during lunch hosted by Robin Young. She was interviewing a black female journalist from the New York Times about the Oscar nominated film The Help, about a well to do white woman wanting to interview, for a book she was working on, two female domestic employees […] Read more »