The Virginia Theological Seminary
September 12th, 2019

The flagship seminary of the Episcopal Church announced a $1.7 million endowment fund for black clergy and congregations intended as reparations for its use of slave labor in the 19th century. The hefty fund has many wondering whether reparations are biblically supported. Continue reading

January 22nd, 2019

Amid the media firestorm surrounding the standoff between students from a Catholic high school and a Native American man, the role that Black Israelite protesters played in starting the conflict was largely overlooked. Continue reading

February 20th, 2012

Three years ago, the Monastery addressed the important issue within the United States of personal heritage and the flag of the old Confederacy.  In this month of February, we celebrated the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, the champion of ending slavery … Continue reading