Occupied Bishop: Wall Street Feeds Off of Everyone #occupytheology


This retired Episcopal bishop, George Packard,  has been blogging about his advocacy for the Occupy Movement.  He quotes from the “Tidal”  ,  an Occupy journal: We wouldn’t be here if Wall Street fed off itself; we are here because it is feeding off everyone. http://bishopsnotebook.blogspot.com/2011/12/what-occupy-is-read-tidal.html Another choice bit from Tidal: If the phantoms of Wall Street are confused by our presence Continue Reading

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Change I Can REALLY Believe In


I think that I am perhaps putting a dog in this (political)  fight because I have been depressed and disappointed with the church in my life these past couple of years to an extent unmatched in my lifetime.  The fact that I have been reading the Hauerwas’ and Fitch’s and JKA Smiths has only heightened the sense of contrast between Continue Reading

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What Have We Been Sold?


It’s so sad,  and depressing, and discouraging to see all the cynicism, mistrust,  and prejudice in so many people,  all around me, everywhere I go.  So many of these people are even close to and involved in churches,  and I wonder how they come to think and feel and believe and live in this way.  It’s so ironic that they Continue Reading

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