Category: Marriage

Predictably Irrational?

Andrew Goddard has a stonking piece out on Fulcrum on “Men and Women”. There has been little or no new serious theological reasoning advanced as to why the original view of the bishops about civil partnerships was wrong.  Without that being offered, there

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Men and Women in Marriage

There has been much fuss over the past week or so to do with the publication by the Church of England Faith and Order Committee (FaOC) of their report “Men and Women in Marriage“. I want to briefly explore two

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Fast-track to Polygamy?

Here’s an interesting idea. Wait until you see who wrote it. So there’s one aspect of the pro-gay-marriage brief that deserves a mental asterisk. A second argument that has always been a bit weak has been the attempt to minimise

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Church of England Statement on Marriage

The Church of England has issued a new document from the Faith and Order Commission on Marriage. —— “Men and Women in Marriage” – new document from Faith and Order Commission The Church of England’s view of the long-established meaning

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Procedural Nonsense in the Church of Ireland

Yesterday’s vote in the Church of Ireland’s General Synod on Motion 8 was withdrawn on a proceedural technicality, as reported in the Irish Times. A MOTION affirming traditional church teaching on marriage could not be taken at the Church of

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Do Some Good Today

Here’s how. Dear Ross Williams, You are a successful entrepreneur who has won prestigious awards for developing your company, Global Personals as a leader in on-line dating websites.  Most of what you and your company does is positive – you help bring people

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