Tag: Liberals

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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The CofE’s Official Response to Gay Marriage

It’s out and it’s brilliant. [gview file=”https://www.peter-ould.net/wp-content/uploads/s-s-marriage.pdf” height=”600″ width=”700″ save=”1″] Lots of media reports this morning. Independent - Gay marriage is one of worst threats in 500 years, says Church of England Telegraph – Gay marriage raises prospect of disestablishment Guardian –

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Proverbs 21:3 – False Dichotomies

Some great stuff from Dan Phillips on trying to twist what the Bible is actually saying. To expand on that a little, I have heard this same idea expressed by Christians in many false dichotomies. For instance: It is more important

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Government Appoints Life to Sexual Health Forum

A minor fuss this morning in Britain as the Government announces that it has appointed LIFE to the new Sexual Health Forum in the stead of BPAS (an abortion provider). A group known to be opposed to abortion has joined

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Synod Vote on the Covenant

General Synod meets today and over the course of the next few days will discuss a number of things, including the controversial (for some) Anglican Covenant. The debate will take place on Wednesday morning and will finish with a vote

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Who’s Leaking?

Jonathan Wynne-Jones has the scoop this evening. I can reveal that Dr Jeffrey John, the openly gay but celibate Dean of St Albans, has been blocked from becoming a bishop once again. He has not been chosen as the next

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