So who are the Anglicans?

Just a small thought as Muriel Porter launches another attack upon Sydney Anglicanism… Muriel Porter in her latest book “Sydney Anglicans and the Threat to World Anglicanism (Ashgate Contemporary Ecclesiology)” (quote from Mark Thompson’s blog): To my mind the Articles are a quaintly-worded, seriously limited summary of Anglican understandings of faith and doctrine, scarcely relevant to […]

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Going to Heaven?

Just had a fascinating chat with some church members about those books that do the rounds every so often about people that allegedly die and “go to heaven” for a bit. They then return and tell us about what they see there. Of course, often there is Jesus who is just plain nice to everyone. […]

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More Comedy from John Cleese

The Christian Institute are very keen to let us know that John Cleese has fearlessly dived into the field of theology and prounounced, Some of the fundamentalist Christians, seem to be performing or practising a kind of Christianity that I don't think would be recognised by Christ. I don't think Christ said a lot about […]

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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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