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Center Aisle is the Diocese of Virginia's General Convention opinion journal. We seek radical centrism: not splitting the difference between opposing views but binding those voices together in our shared faith. We hope Center Aisle will help the Church guide Episcopalians from their pews towards the shared table and into the world.
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Reflecting on a New, ‘New’ Prayer Book

“I admit to a deep and abiding love for the 1979 Book of Common Prayer as well as a deep desire to be open-hearted rather than wistful about prayer book revision.” Sarah Kye Price considers BCP revision through the lens of her own journey from evangelical, to Episcopalian, to seminarian.

The More We Polarize, the More Anglican I Become

The more I reflect on the polarizations within Church and society, the more convinced an Anglican I become. The Episcopal Church is not perfect, of course. We aspire to the via media, but we never completely achieve it.  We can be guilty of veering off towards extreme or dogmatic positions as much as the next Christian group.

GC79: Issues We’ll Be Watching

By the Center Aisle Editorial Staff The hallways, meeting rooms and dining spots of Austin, Texas could heat up July 3-11, as thousands of Episcopalians gather to talk about issues ranging from the Middle East to the health of our marriages. We can’t focus our lens of “radical […]