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Tobias Haller
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Tobias Stanislas Haller is a priest, poet, and iconographer.
Tobias Stanislas Haller is a priest, poet, and iconographer.

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As Jesus Did
The church could do worse than follow Jesus. He said adultery was wrong, and expanded the definition even to include lustful eyes — but when faced with an actual adulterer he critiqued her accusers and sent her on her way forgiven. He taught chastity — but ...

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Prongs and Rings
Heterosexuality, under a dominant male view, is about penetration. Thus it maps well to things like electrical plugs and sockets, male and female. Marriage, however, is about permanence and fidelity, suitably imaged by unending rings, and mapped to things a...

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Wedding Preparation
Very happy to see my latest work for Church Publishing off the press, and delighted to see the kind words about it on the back cover. "Kudos to liturgical scholar Tobias Haller for crafting this comprehensive guide to marriage in the Episcopal Church, based...

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Timely Thoughts
Early this morning I woke with some images and thoughts running through my mind.  The future does not exist except as potentiality. The arrow of time is connected with the expansion of space-time — we do not move "into" an existing future any more than the ...

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The nature of the/our church
In a recent interview , Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon revives interest in the Anglican Covenant. This proposal has only found favor among the minority who would like to see the Anglican Communion more tightly organized into a conciliar body, rather than contin...

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Child's Play
Church of the Advent Baltimore • Advent 2a • Tobias Stanislas Haller BSG The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. Advent is the season of ...

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Tectonic Shift or Slip of the Tongue?
The Secretary-General of the Church of England has just issued a clear response to the  syllabus of accusations raised by GAFCON that the said Church has "violated" the provisions of Resolution 1.10 of the 1998 Lambeth Conference. I'm very pleased to see on...

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Thought for 11-21-16
If I hate someone, the hate is mine, my emotion, my feeling. I should not say I hate someone because they are hateful. It is I who am full of hate. It is mine to conquer or be conquered by. Tobias Stanislas Haller BSG
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