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Archive for November, 2011

Dancing with the Dead Sea Scrolls

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by Robin Jarrell

Gracious heavens!  It was dark in there.  And chilly.  I bent down and shielded my eyes as if I were in a movie:  hovering over a precious bit of dust saved from the ten commandments inside the ark of the covenant,  peering over the glass-enclosed light-sensitive/climate-controlled motion-sensored case that contained  a three thousand year old  […]

Occupying the Kingdom

Posted on: November 12th, 2011 by Robin Jarrell

November 13, 2011   When I first came upon Zuccotti Park (named by the Occupiers “Liberty Park”) I was astounded by how tiny it was.  Not even half a block wide and covered with small tents of every color and kind (blue tarps strung here and there) like awkward burgeoning mushrooms in an already crowded […]

Fr. John Jobson

Posted on: November 6th, 2011 by Robin Jarrell

From Jim Edwards: John Xavier Jobson grew up in Newcastle, Australia where his dad was a manager at the Broken Hill Propriety (a steel mill).  He was the oldest of three.  Coline was next in line and then his younger brother, Peter, who committed suicide years ago when John was still Rector at Grace Church.  […]


Posted on: November 3rd, 2011 by Robin Jarrell

Below is the report requested by Bishop Baxter on the role of faith in the OccupyWallStreet movement. The Gospel foundation for Economic Justice The story of our salvation begins in the Old Testament and has always been in the mind and on the heart of God.  It is intimately bound together with our duty to […]

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