by lefever on July 25, 2011
I watched these videos on the making of Christ the Light – both are telling. One tells us the function of a church to a community – so very impressed by the medical care extended to those without medical insurance. I am …
by lefever on March 21, 2011
The Oakland Cathedral, for so lofty an enterprise, is earthy… and that is its brilliance. It is beautiful and smart, and humble – of Heaven and of Earth.
At first view it is like a birthday cake glass bucket–but it is more than that. It was exciting for me to see something new rephrase tradition with contemporary language.
It is a metaphor constructed on the premise that this Cathedral must manifest to the community the threefold office of Jesus the Christ: Priest, Prophet and King. Christ the Light Cathedral is designed to be a place where God is worshiped (Priest), where the Christian faith is shared and taught (Prophet), and where the poor and others in need are …