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Clergy Types: The Silly and Strange

Several of my Facebook friends have been sharing a graphic called the beards of ministry. Take a look. It’s pretty funny and full of caricatures that are often true in the church. 911 more words

Decently habited, CLXXIII

The choir of St. Andrew’s Church, Birmingham, Ala.


Why Vestments?

Within all cultural contexts exists explicit and implicit assumptions and expectations regarding the way one is to carry one’s self, particularly in the area of garb. 801 more words

Tzav (Lev. 6:1 - 8:36), Shabbat HaGadol

This week’s portion, Tzav (“command,” verb, imperative) gets more into the nitty gritty of the rituals of the burnt offering, the meal offering, the sin offering, the guilt offering, the offering of well-being, the sacrifice of well-being, and the offerings for the upcoming ordination of Aaron and his sons as priests.  1,260 more words

Decently habited, CLXXII

At Christ Church, New Haven, the sacred ministers.