Posts Tagged ‘church history’

Why We Chose the Episcopal Children’s Curriculum

Episcopal Children’s Curriculum provides a solid foundation for kids, parents & teachers. ECC is easy to implement and adapts well to current-day use.

Education for Ministry

Lay persons face the difficult and often subtle task of interpreting the richness of the church’s faith in a complex and confusing world. They need a theological education which supports their faith and also teaches them to express that faith in day-to-day events.

Are There Required Christian Beliefs?

The need for other people to believe as one believes, and the fear of those whose beliefs differ, are powerful impulses. They have led to the redrawing of boundaries of communities and nations, to murder, and to religious wars.

Chalices and the Holy Grail

The Chalice of Ardagh, discovered in 1868 in County Limerick, Ireland, is one of the most beautiful ever found. Seven inches high and nearly 9.5 inches in diameter, the bowl holds three pints!

Stained Glass Windows

Stained-glass windows have been admired for their utility and beauty since ancient Rome, when pieces of colored glass were assembled into patterned window frames. In Europe, the art of stained glass reached its height between 1150 and 1500, when magnificent windows were created for great cathedrals.

Hidden Treasures

Surprises awaited us at each new place. Some of course, were less than joyful – but one that was particularly delightful was the discovery of the remnants of a late 19th – early 20th century Sunday School Teachers Library.

The Book That Changed the World

This May marks the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible. Credited with democratizing religion and rivaling Shakespeare’s influence on the English language, the KJV can be called “The Book That Changed the World.”