Yet another college theatre troupe revival of the 1971 Broadway musical “Godspell” at Catholic University last weekend featured a radiant performance by Falls Church’s Nathan Ward, who played and sang the lead role of Jesus.
As long as we refer to the Middle East as the “Holy Land” there will be war. For peace to prosper, extremists, on both sides, will have to he marginalized.
When openly gay Gene Robinson was elected Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire in 2003, the Nigerian Archbishop, Peter J. Akinola, called the event “Satanic.” However, after reading the latest issue of Atlantic Magazine, it appears that Akinola is the one whose behavior is modeled on the devil.
Handel’s Messiah, Performed by Choralis, Falls Church Presbyterian Church sanctuary, Friday, March 30, 8 p.m.
My commentaries assailing religious fundamentalism and intolerance in its various forms over the years, including the brand touted now by Nigerian Archbishop Akinola and other architects of the recent defections from the Episcopal Church, have provoked queries about my own beliefs arising from my graduate theological training.