Tag: Lambeth Conference

Nick Holtam’s Case for Polygamy

There is nothing new under the sun, and that goes without saying for Bishops attempting to make an argument for same-sex marriage. The latest to have a go is Nick Holtam, the Bishop of Salisbury. In a letter to Lord

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Rowan’s Hegelian Triumph

As I’ve been reading Benjamin Myer’s Christ the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams this week, I’ve started to wonder whether the Archbishop’s strategy of Hegelian struggle between thesis and antithesis, much bemoaned by conservatives and liberals alike, may actually

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Human Sexuality Group Appoints Advisors

The House of Bishop’s Human Sexuality Group has appointed three advisors. New advisers were appointed to the House of Bishops advisory group on human sexuality this week. The three new members are the Rev Dr Jessica Martin, Priest-in-charge of Duxford, Hinxton and

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Human Sexuality Group invites Submissions

The game is on! The group chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling to advise the House of Bishops on the Church of England’s approach to human sexuality has invited submissions. Written submissions can be sent, to arrive by 31 May, to: Sexuality

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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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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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