5 Reasons Why I Pray That Bishop Eaton Joins Twitter
Huffington Post - over 3 years
A few days ago, at an elaborate worship service in Chicago, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton was installed as the Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She is not on Twitter.
That fact -- that the new ELCA Presiding Bishop does not tweet -- may strike most people as inconsequential (or even a blessing), but during her installation, and in a subsequent #ChSocM Twitter group chat, many made a compelling argument why Bishop Eaton should join. Add me to that list.
The back-and-forth began when Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Senior Religion Editor at The Huffington Post tweeted the following: Notice how absent heads of Mainline churches are from twitter vs Evangelical and Catholic @ELCA #ELCAInstallation - missed opportunity — Paul B. Raushenbush (@raushenbush) October 5, 2013
Raushenbush, and others, also noted that if the number of followers of the Twitter accounts from the ELCA, PCUSA, and every mainline denomination's highest leaders are added together, they c
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