The Anglican Journal asked readers to tell us about things they have done that have made Christmas more meaningful. Here are some stories.
How credible is a book about the historical Jesus written by a Muslim? About as credible as many Christian titles when one considers the wide range of what is available today.
The Very Rev. Hon. Lois Wilson is an outspoken anti-poverty activist, a critic of political oppression and an advocate for the environment, and she is also a woman who has spent her career building bridges in Canada and abroad between people of various faiths and none who want to see the advent of a more just world.
For much of her 75 years, Mary Teya has been a voice for the church and for people in her home community of Fort McPherson, N.W.T., and far beyond.
The movie's opening scene is its most evocative: a five-year-old boy lies on his back upon the green grass, gazing up at the clouds passing on a blue sky, as if transfixed by a waking dream.
Compassion can be a powerful force for change. The Anglican Journal takes you to three communities where it is at work for and with youth.
Cultivating compassion was the goal that the Rev. Jeffrey Metcalfe and his wife, Julie Boisvert, a teacher at Grosse-Ile School, had in mind when they created a youth pilot project called the Social Justice Club in their parish in the Magdalen Islands, a small archipelago in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
One feels pity, but one has compassion. Compassion is a proactive principle at Christianity’s core: going beyond passive sympathy for another’s plight and acting to alleviate it.
Once we postulate a “difference,” we legitimize a dichotomy—between how we want to be treated and how we treat others.