Monthly Archives: October 2012

Summary of Todd Dill, “From Marriage to Holy Matrimony,” from Writings on Marriage: The Journal of the Bishop’s Task Force on Marriage, Convention Edition, edited by Greg Jones, The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, 2009

Abstract There is a significant difference between secular marriage in general and sacramental Holy Matrimony. Scripture presents this higher, more demanding, ethic of Holy Union as rightly centered on Christ, lived out within a community of faith, marked by mutual love of other as self with the expectation and intention of a life-long commitment, and […]

A Summary of “Faith, Hope, and Love: Theological Resources for Blessing Same-Gender Relationships,” Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music, 2012

Preface (2-4) & Overview: Theological Reflection on Same-Gender Relationships (4-12) The Episcopal Church asked the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to “collect and develop theological and liturgical resources” for the blessing of same-gender relationships (Resolution 2009-C056). This text was written in response to that call and is offered as a resource for reflection on how […]