Saturday, May 19, 2018

'That was a black church sermon:' Rev. Michael Curry brings passion to the Church of England

From Philadelphia-

All the pomp and circumstance expected were there: the Queen, the royals, the pageantry of the British Empire.

Then came the Rev. Michael Curry. Born in Chicago. Black. Reading from the Song of Solomon, the book in the Bible that talks candidly about love. Fire. Passion.

“Its flashes are flashes of fire. A raging flame, many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it out,” sounded Curry’s voice in the cavernous St. George’s Chapel, where 500 years of British monarchs lay buried.

Curry, 65, then did something what some pastors call “shifting gears,” said Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler, pastor of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia.

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