Bill Ellis

Bill Ellis
Rev. Bill Ellis is dean of St. John’s Cathedral. He has a bachelor’s degree in history, a Master of Divinity and holds an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Church Divinity School of the Pacific.

Quote 10/29/13

“By the far the most dangerous foe of religious liberty over the centuries has been religious people, who are so convinced that they know the truth, that other methods of worship, other manners of belief, are considered dangerous and must therefore be either suppressed or eliminated altogether.” – Rev. Bill …

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091513 quote

“The reservation doesn’t sing anymore but the songs still hang in the air. Every molecule waits for a drumbeat; every element dreams lyrics. Today I am walking between water: two-parts hydrogen, one-part oxygen, and the energy expelled is named Forgiveness.” ~ Sherman Alexie The most compelling vision

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The most compelling vision

Sherman Alexie is a Spokane Indian who has become a poet, novelist and screenplay writer.  His first book, a collection of short stories entitled "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven," became the basis of the Miramax film "Smoke Signals," one of my all-time favorite movies.  On my vacation I found the book in a shop in Dayton and discovered it is, if anything, more wonderful than the movie.

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