Gerald Bray - The Anglican Way

Great little article by Gerald Bray at Ligonier   The first Book of Common Prayer appeared in 1549. It contained services for daily worship, both morning and evening, and forms for the administration of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, along with other ceremonies that were used less often. The services were full of biblical phrases and […]

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Jefferts-Schori: How not to listen to anyone at all

…which is, frankly, quite appalling for someone who keeps going on about “listening”. From here, Schori’s “Word to the Church”. Here’s the bits that really grabbed my attention. The current controversy brings a desire for justice on the one hand into apparent conflict with a desire for fidelity to a strict understanding of the biblical […]

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The Communiqué

Well, it’s with us. The clone has a good summary. Here are the direct disciplinary requirements: The House of Bishops of TEC needs to make a statement that all it’s members will unequivocally NOT authorise or allow any same-sex blessings in theit dioceses or TEC as a whole The House of Bishops of TEC needs […]

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the liberals still don’t get it?

what is amazing about the liberals in the Anglican Communion is that, despite our abundantly clear talk, they still don’t understand our position. It must be that they don’t understand because no-one, surely, could be so dishonest as to deliberately misrepresent what their opponent is saying? Surely? Thing is, that becomes a bit hard to […]

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all the latest Anglican News

so, (as Sarah Hey wisely points out), the procedural politics have begun. The big question before the Primates currently meeting in Tanzania is what to do with the Episcopal Church (TEC), and specifically whether they have met the requirements laid out in the Windsor Report and subsequent Dromantine Communiqué. You would have thought there is […]

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how many Luthers? the true via media

Ruth Gledhill has an excellent article in the Times. Peter Akinola, of Nigeria, the leader of the orthodox and a likely primus inter pares for a new Global South Church, is not going to compromise. Nor is the pro-gay new US Primate, Dr Katharine Jefferts Schori, who could end up leading a new Episcopal Catholic […]

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New Primate for the Middle East

Global South Anglican are reporting that Mouneer Hanna Anis has been elected Primate following the retirement of Clive Handford. This is great news. First, it’s a firm vote for next week’s Primates’ meeting. Bishop Mouneer is a solid Christian man. Second, he has a great reputation. Friends of ours used to work in Cairo at […]

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