Posts tagged "SCHISM"

Anglican Schism and the Future of Christian Communities

At the end of a brief post yesterday about failure of bishops to solve the potential schism that ordination of women may cause in the Anglican communion, Joanna Brooks asks this question: "Will diverging perspectives on gender and sexuality determine the shape of the 21st-century Christian world?" It's a question that only begs more:  Does...

Take ‘Em To The River

The Baptists in Iraq are getting antsy about the U.S. invasion, but not because the crusade isn’t going according to plan. Rather, these Baptists, members of one of the world’s oldest monotheistic traditions, are waiting for the American occupiers to move out of Saddam’s palace so they can restore the Tigris tributary over which it...