Author Archives: Bruce Bryant-Scott

About Bruce Bryant-Scott

Baptised 1962. Anglican priest. Fly-paper brain. Husband & Father. Refugees welcome! I remember when Facebook was on paper.

Echoes of Grief: Remembrance Day 2017

A Sermon preached on the Sunday before Remembrance Day, November 5, 2017 at St. Dunstan’s, Gordon Head, Victoria BC Grief. Peace. Nation. These are the three overlapping themes of Remembrance Day; but the greatest of these is grief. Grief was … Continue reading

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The Columbian Apocalypse

This post is a continuation of the second part of my dissertation Unsettling Theology. The next attempt to settle the Americas was that of Columbus.[1] Because of a miscalculation Columbus thought the earth was much smaller than it was, and … Continue reading

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First Contact: Skraelings and Vikings

This is a continuation of the second part of my dissertation on the theological legacy of the Indian Residential Schools, Unsettling Theology. The indigenous peoples of what is now known as North and South America have lived there since “time … Continue reading

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Theologies of Mission and the Indian Residential Schools (Introduction)

The following is the introduction to the Second Part of my dissertation Unsettling Theology. What were the theologies of mission which informed the operations of the Indian Residential Schools? This is a simple question which does not yet have a … Continue reading

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The Origins of Evensong

A Sermon preached on The Seventh Sunday after Trinity (Year I ) Evensong 7:00 PM, July 30, 2017 The Parish of St. John the Baptist, South Cowichan BC According to Wikipedia, a baseball is: a ball used in the sport … Continue reading

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Lee Aaron and Me

Lee Aaron is a Canadian musician who was quite popular in the 1980s and into the early 1990s. If you are of a certain age you might remember her – she was a female entry in the hair metal genre … Continue reading

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Canada 150 or Canada 15000?

I remember Expo 67. I was five years old, and my parents put me on a leash so that I would not get lost amidst the crowds of people who gathered on Île Sainte-Hélène. I remember seeing some innovative movies … Continue reading

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