Tag: Civil Union

Stats Watch! 3 – Mainstream Steps up to the Mark

Go and read Lisa Nolland’s latest piece on Anglican Mainstream. It’s informative, it handles the paper being reported fairly, it cites correctly. There is a rather modified account given of the research above in Kimberly Balsam and Theodore Beauchaine, Esther

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Same-Sex Marriage affecting Other-Sex Marriage

An interesting comment in the previous thread looking at these issues from the experience of South Africa which has had a unified marriage law for quite a few years. First our context. Gay marriage was legalised in South Africa through

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Regarding Same-Sex Marriage – An Essay

The more observant of you will have noticed that at the Liberal Democrat Conference this weekend it was announced that the Government intends to move forward with its plans to permit same-sex couples to marry. A number of good articles

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Is This A First?

First Anglican ordination of someone in a gay marriage (as opposed to civil union)? The Right Reverend Mark Lattime, Episcopal Bishop of Alaska, will ordain Sara Gavit to the Sacred Order of Deacons at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Anchorage this

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Gay Wedding – The Theology

In my previous post I laid out the liturgy used in the gay wedding of two Church of England priests and compared it to the actual text of the BCP marriage service. In doing so I demonstrated that the argument

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