Christopher Webber

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August 12, 2008

For years I told people that I liked the New Yorker because of the theology in the cartoons. I once put together a proposal for a book to be called The New Yorker's Idea of Heaven. Dozens of cartoons are available to illustrate my...

June 1, 2008

John Henry Hopkins was bishop of Vermont and presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church when he suggested in 1851 that a gathering of Anglican bishops would be useful, but nothing happened. Fifteen years later, the Canadian Anglican Church...

May 9, 2008

They say that there's no sound if a tree falls in the forest and there's no one there to hear it. Likewise, if the tree falls in a thunderstorm, perhaps there's no noise because the air waves are already full. In 1998, the...