Tag: Desire

Mark Yarhouse on the Spitzer Retraction

Interesting Stuff. People  are asking me about Robert Spitzer’s reported desire to retract his study of 200 people who claimed to have experience change of their sexual orientation. It is unclear what people want me to say. When I first

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Statement from House of Bishops on Human Sexuality

http://www.churchofengland.org/media/1289380/gsmisc997.pdf The money quotes are in the accompanying letter from the Bishop of Norwich. To avoid pre-empting the outcome of the review the House has concluded that clergy in civil partnerships should not, at present, be nominated for episcopal appointment.  The review

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Fulcrum on the Los Angeles Episcopacy

In case you missed it, a tremendous response from Fulcrum. No-one can argue that they’re soft on this issue. I’ve added emphasis to what I think is the crucial call to the Archbishop of Canterbury as to what has to

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General Synod – We affirm desire of ACNA to remain in the Anglican Communion

An amazing moment in General Synod as it passes a motion to affirm the desire of ACNA to remain part of the Communion. That this Synod, aware of the distress caused by recent divisions within the Anglican churches of the

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Questions Questions

Yesterday in Synod we had question time (a slightly less fractious affair then the one that happens over the road from where Synod meets) and there were one or two questions up to discuss issues around the Equality Bill and

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Cadbury’s goes Fairtrade

As I write, Cadbury’s is announcing that it’s going Fairtrade. I wrote about this subject two years ago: We have a perverse understanding of freedom in the West you know. We talk about being free, but in reality our freedom

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