Tributes paid following death of former Archbishop of York, Lord Habgood

Posted on: March 7, 2019  The former Archbishop of York John Habgood addressing a nuclear disarmament conference in Amsterdam, in November 1981 Photo Credit: Rob Bogaerts / Anefo / Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo (Dutch National Archives) The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has led tributes to one of his predecessors, Lord John Habgood, … Continue reading “Tributes paid following death of former Archbishop of York, Lord Habgood”

Ian T. Douglas: Our job is not to keep the church in business

Image courtesy of Episcopal Church in Connecticut FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   The Episcopal bishop of Connecticut says his role is prodding, challenging, inviting and encouraging the faithful to ask the question, “What is God up to in the neighborhood?” Tuesday, December 11, 2018 As bishop of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, the Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas … Continue reading “Ian T. Douglas: Our job is not to keep the church in business”

Crockett remembered as ‘giant intellect’ of the church

By Tali Folkins November 8, 2018 The Rev. Bill Crockett, pictured here with his wife, Jean, “was one of the superstars of the Canadian church…but a very self-effacing guy, quiet, with a real sense of humour,” recalls Peter Elliott, dean of Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral. Photo: Contributed The Rev. Bill Crockett, who died October 29 … Continue reading “Crockett remembered as ‘giant intellect’ of the church”

Douglas John Hall – Developing intelligent faith in a Canadian context

By Wayne Holst January 17, 2018 Douglas John Hall, a Luther scholar, has championed respect for the classical/ecumenical Christian traditions. Photo: Contributed In previous columns, I have celebrated the special contributions to Canadian theology of Herbert O’Driscoll (Anglican, Victoria) and William Hordern (Lutheran, deceased, Saskatoon, Sask). In this column, I want to honour the witness … Continue reading “Douglas John Hall – Developing intelligent faith in a Canadian context”