Tag: Anglican Mainstream

Stats Watch! Number 1

A new feature for this blog. In an irregular series we’re going to look at claims made about research in the area of sexuality that affects the debate in the Church and the wider society. Here’s our first candidate – Anglican

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Sobering Reading on Changing Attitude’s Blog

Now, as most of you know, this site is not the biggest fan of Changing Attitude, especially Colin Coward’s ongoing attempt to insinuate and allude to the gay bishops he claims already exist in the Church of England. However, let’s

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When did the Listening Process Begin?

An interesting thread over at Changing Attitude on when the Listening Process formally began. Colin Coward rejects Philip Giddings assertion that Lambeth 1998 1:10 did not call for such a Listening Process. This is Colin’s argument. My understanding is that the

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GS Oxford Clergy Transfer Analysis

Here is the transfer analysis for the election of clergy proctors for General Synod in Oxford Diocese. The most striking observation on these stage transfers is the failure of Chris Sugden to get elected. Last time (2005) in Oxford Diocese

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Is the CofE preparing to take a stand on the Equality Bill?

A very interesting piece in this weekend’s Church of England Newspaper (online at Anglican Mainstream). By Adrian Hall, CEN THE GOVERNMENT’S Equality Bill fails to take sufficient account of religion and instead sees society as “a collection of individuals,” the

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Why I can’t sign the Changing Attitude Letter

Changing Attitude have published the letter that they circulated around various groups in the past week, especially Anglican Mainstream, Fulcrum and Reform. There are parts of the letter that are very good, succinct and powerful, but other aspects which mean

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