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Syndication

The Rev. Cn. Daniel G.P. Gutierrez sits down with Fr. Benjamin Gildas to discuss being called as the next bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, his hopes for ministry and the Church, and his love of baseball. Bishop-elect Gutierrez was elected May 16, 2016 by the convention of the Diocese of Pennsylvania as the next diocesan bishop and so will be the newest member of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops.

The Rev. Cn. Daniel Gutierrez's blog is here: http://ashepherdinthefield.blogspot.com/

www.diopa.org

Thanks to Canon Gutierrez and the Diocese of Pennsylvania for your cooperation in producing this episode.

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Thanks for listening!

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Category:religion -- posted at: 4:00am EDT
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Kira Schlesinger and Joshua Hearne join our digital roundtable to discuss the new brand of so-called religious liberty and protection laws trending in a dozen or more states. Mississippi just passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, and Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia just vetoed a similar law. Proponents say these laws exist to protect the already existing religious freedoms granted by the first amendment, but are they necessary or do they reinforce or legalize discrimination? We discuss the philosophical shift in some anabaptist denominations toward church and state relations. Josh gives us a list of ways Baptists in Virginia were punished or killed for their faith just a few centuries ago. In the lightning round, Colin, Kira, and Josh propose new laws for their ministry contexts.

Music provided by Awaking Mercury: http://awakingmercury.com/

Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3100099&ty=h&u=3100099

Show links:

http://graceandmain.org/

http://www.amazon.com/Pattern-Prayer-Prayers-Grace-Fellowship/dp/0692578129/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1460039298&sr=8-1&keywords=A+Pattern+of+Prayer

@kmays

http://calledtoendure.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/05/opinion/how-covenants-make-us.html

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This is a special episode for National Poetry Month and the feast day of John Donne, Anglican Divine. Accomplished poet and author Blaine C. Martin joins Fr. Benjamin Gildas to talk about the metaphysical poets such as John Donne and George Herbert, as well as spirituality in modern poetry. Included is an exercept from Lucille Clifton's collection "Blessing the Boats." 

David Henson's blog post: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/davidhenson/2016/03/be-a-poet-not-a-preacher-during-holy-week-why-worldpoetryday-matters-to-the-church/

Find Blaine C. Martin:

"A Whole Armada of Loss" available Plan B Press http://www.planbpress.com/store/p12/A_Whole_Armada_of_Loss_-_Martin,_Blaine.html

www.facebook.com/blainecmartin

http://bcmartinpoet.wix.com/home

@bcmartinpoet

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