From the June, 2006 issue of Touchstone
The General Dissembly by Harry L. Chronis

The General Dissembly

Can the Whole PCUSA Really Fit Under This Pup Tent?

by Harry L. Chronis

One-for-three. Hit for that average (.333) in -major-league baseball this summer and you could win a batting title. But if you’re a deeply divided old-line denomination like the Presbyterian Church, USA, and you desperately need to score the trifecta of “Peace, Unity, and Purity,” going one-for-three, or even two-for-three, gets you nowhere. Sadly, that may be all for which the PCUSA can reasonably hope when our biennial General Assembly (GA) meets in Birmingham, Alabama, June 15 to 22.

Ahead of the Wedge

“ Peace, Unity, and Purity” ( . . .


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