frgavin on February 20th, 2015

Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream The Church of England’s “Shared Conversations” were officially launched in a low key manner at the February Synod: the website went live, and two booklets were published under the title “Grace and Disagreement”. The first of these booklets, subtitled “Thinking through the Process”, explains how facilitated discussions around the divisions […]

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By Julian Mann, VOL: When the facts on the ground change, a servant of Christ has to follow the spiritual logic and that may involve changing one’s mind. I now have. Conservative evangelicals in the Church of England could do with a prophetically-minded ‘flying’ bishop. I wrote on VOL in December that no conservative evangelical […]

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 EPISCOPAGANS: Bad Bishop Heather Cook and the dying Episcopal Church By Gilbert T. Sewall February 16, 2015 On December 27, 2014, at 2:30 in the afternoon in suburban Baltimore, the inebriated Episcopal Bishop Heather E. Cook’s Suburu struck and killed a much loved 41-year-old married father of two, cyclist Thomas Palermo, shattering her front […]

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frgavin on February 18th, 2015

Living Into the Tension by Creating More Tension THE UNDERGROUND PEWSTER February 16, 2015 How does the approval of the rite of same sex blessings in some parishes of a diocese but not in others affect the relationship of people from those parishes when they meet together in convocations or conventions? How will they […]

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frgavin on February 17th, 2015

A Book Review by Dr Martin Davie Dr Martin Davie, a widely respected Church of England theologian, has exposed serious flaws in ‘Living Reconciliation’, a book published recently by the Anglican Communion Office to champion its ‘Continuing Indaba’ project. While recognizing that there are some helpful insights, he describes the book as ‘sadly lacking’ because […]

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frgavin on February 17th, 2015

By Raymond IbrahimFrontPage Magazine U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama’s recent condemnation of medieval Christian history to exonerate modern Islam is a reminder of how woefully ignorant (or intentionally deceptive) a good many people in the West are concerning the true history of Christian Europe and Islam. The problem is that those who condemn things like […]

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frgavin on February 15th, 2015

Ruth Gledhill The Church of England is to begin talks on whether to authorise prayers to mark same-sex relationships. The question is raised in the resources published this week to go with the “shared conversations” on sexuality which are about to enter their second stage.  The “second circle” of the shared conversations, set up last […]

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