A Washington Post Obituary on Episcopal Priest James Adams

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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3 comments on “A Washington Post Obituary on Episcopal Priest James Adams

  1. evan miller says:

    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.

  2. driver8 says:

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

    May he rest in peace.

  3. magnolia says:

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