Essays Tagged: "Episcopal Church"

Tennessee Williams: A Great American Author.

greatest playwrights. He was born on March 26, 1911 in his grandfather, Reverend Walter E. Dakin's, Episcopal Church. William's mother, Edwina, was a lively and colorful woman. She married a man whom ...

(10 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Election of Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson

At the Episcopal Church's General Convention in August 2003, the two houses of the church government, the H ... d principles to satisfy a minority group.I have no problem with Gene Robinson being a member of the Episcopal Church; however, I do not believe that it is appropriate for him to be in a leadership pos ... is appropriate for him to be in a leadership position in the church. The bishop of a diocese in the Episcopal Church is a very important office. A bishop is responsible for all of the priests and chur ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The law concerning civil unions and gay marriage

the chance to understand the "person" from the inside, we would not even see what is on the outside.Episcopal Church Makes HistoryThe Episcopal Church made history during its convention this year by c ... in the Diocese of Milwaukee to conduct same-sex blessing after he is consecrated as the area's 11th Episcopal bishop in October, a diocesan spokeswomen said Friday (Heinen, 2003). The actions caused u ...

(9 pages) 192 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Same sex unions within the Episcopal Church

Same-Sex Measures within the Episcopal ChurchThe bible is one of the oldest moral standards for our civilizations. Yet, the bible ... interpretation through its translations has been in debate for centuries. Recent events within the Episcopal Church have once again created the stir of moral standards. After three decades of discern ... eated the stir of moral standards. After three decades of discerning, dialoguing, and debating, the Episcopal Church is inching closer to a decision that could end years of frustration on the part of ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Homosexuals in the Church

The Episcopal Church has debated the "normalization" of homosexual practices, same-sex marriage and the ... osexual practices, same-sex marriage and the ordination of practicing homosexuals, for two decades. Episcopal Bishops have come perilously close to approving ordination of homosexuals and recognizing ... ecognizing homosexual "marriage" at previous triennial conventions, setting up a schism between the Episcopal Church and the World Anglican Communion, and prompting a growing number of Bishops, both d ...

(1 pages) 36 1 2.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Life Experience Essay

e was Ester brook, a small camp near Laramie Peak. A young girl about 12 years old was attending an Episcopal Church camp. This young girls name was Madison Shoop, and she was accompanied by two frien ...

(3 pages) 80 3 3.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Argumentative paper: Why there should be NO ban on gay marriage

This outstanding progress was preceded in 1989 by the first ordination of an openly gay man to the Episcopal Church in Hoboken, New Jersey. In 2000, the National Convention of the Episcopal Church vo ... ality amongst all parishioners, controversy abounds. Currently, a battle threatens to split liberal Episcopalians for the more traditional, as the election of an openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson, is p ...

(9 pages) 174 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


An Anglican Church commission rebuked the Episcopal Church USAyesterday for ordaining an openly gay bishop in New Hampshire and for blessingsa ... consensus in the Anglican Communion emerges."In a report issued in London, the commission asked the Episcopal Churchto apologize for causing pain and division in the global AnglicanCommunion, the seco ... unctions"until they offer "an expression of regret." The current and formerpresiding bishops of the Episcopal Church were among the more than three dozenbishops who encircled Bishop Robinson last Nove ...

(5 pages) 46 0 1.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Thoughts Of A Serene Domicile

setting.Page 4 I feel the most exquisite sites in our neighborhood, are the 3 churches. There is an Episcopal Church, a Baptist Church, and a Seven-Day Adventist Church. Every Saturday and Sunday thes ...

(3 pages) 410 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


alue of human life and the way of Christianity.She wasn't a Quaker though. She along with me was an Episcopalian. Every Sunday we would sit on the wooden benches in the back of the Grace Episcopal and ... that he said, even if I didn't listen to it. Unfortunately this was not to last.Our foray into the Episcopal Church came to an abrupt halt in the beginning of the Gulf War, when the church we were at ...

(5 pages) 567 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Having Our Say : The Story of The Delany Sisters

Beard Delany was born into slavery in Georgia, but became the first African-American bishop in the Episcopal Church. Their mother was born free in Virginia. By the turn of the century, the Delany fam ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

James Theodore Holly

heodore Holly is known for being a minister, abolitionist, the first African American Bishop in the Episcopal Church, and the Bishop of Haiti. Holly was baptized and raised as a Catholic but didn’ ... Amherstburg Convention of free blacks in Canada” (, par3). James converted to the Episcopal Church in 1852. He also always believed that African Americans did not have a future in Am ...

(3 pages) 1726 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History