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.

Gender Fluidity in the Bible

What Happens When Queer Theory is Applied to Scripture? A talk given on March 21, 2018 at the Anglican Parish of St. George the Martyr, Cadboro Bay, in the Municipal District of Saanich, a suburb within Greater Victoria, BC, as … Continue reading

Posted in Anglican Church of Canada, Lent, Philosophy, Queer Theory | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Truth Considered as a Holy Currency

This morning I want to talk about truth. It is in the readings for today. In the gospel reading from John Thomas discovers the truth of the resurrection. He hears the other disciples telling him that Jesus had appeared to … Continue reading

Posted in Holy Currency, Sermons | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Resurrection is Justice

A sermon preached at the Parish of St. Dunstan, Gordon Head on Easter Sunday 2018. Gordon Head  is a neighbourhood located in the District of Saanich, which part of the Greater Victoria Region on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Alleluia! … Continue reading

Posted in Anglican Church of Canada, Easter, Sermons | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Three Poems in Lieu of a Proper Sermon for Epiphany 2018

Journey of the Magi                         T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised a Unitarian. After attending Harvard he went to Oxford in 1914 to work on a doctorate in philosophy. After his marriage in 1916 he … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Novels, Sermons | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Canadian Issues, Sermons | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canadian Issues, Unsettling Theology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canadian Issues, Unsettling Theology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment