A Washington Post Obituary on Episcopal Priest James Adams

Posted by Kendall Harmon

James R. Adams, an Episcopal priest who was rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill from 1966 until he retired in 1996, was skeptical of religious dogma. He interpreted miracle stories in the Bible as more metaphorical than historically factual, and he shared these thoughts from his pulpit.

He followed the traditions and liturgies of the established Episcopal Church, but he was also open to innovation and experimentation.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)* Christian Life / Church LifeParish MinistryMinistry of the Ordained* Theology

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Posted September 25, 2011 at 3:31 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. evan miller wrote:

Sounds like a poster child for all that went wrong with TEC.  With shepherds like these, no wonder the sheep wandered away from the fold.

September 26, 10:17 am | [comment link]
2. driver8 wrote:

Don’t Put Your Daughter On The Stage, Mrs. Worthington.

May he rest in peace.

September 26, 12:51 pm | [comment link]
3. magnolia wrote:

yes, well he will have to stand before God as we all will and justify his actions.

September 26, 6:46 pm | [comment link]
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