18Aug 18 Aug, Thursday of Week 20

The Scandal of Jephtah

Difficulties abound as we reflect on Jephthah the judge and the parable of the royal wedding. In the one story the Bible seems to sanction human sacrifice, or at least to support rash promises; and in the other the original

18Aug South Africa: Bishop Dowling reflects on trends in the Church

I know I am a bit late posting this address of Bishop Dowling, and that many of you may have read it.  But I think it is a marvellous assessment of where we are at in the Church right now.