Fr. Stephen continues his thoughts on the topic of shame—looking at its place in Christ's death on the Cross.
Some decades ago in my early Anglican priesthood, a parishioner brought a crucifix back from South America. The question for me as a priest was whether I would accept the crucifix as a gift and place it in the church. Now, personally, I like crucifixes. I did then, and I still do. And my tide was always toward the Catholic direction, but you have to bear in mind that Spanish, Latin-style crucifixes have a tendency to be, well, rather gory. My congregation was pretty…