Tag: Prayer Book

Really, are we all getting excited over this? Sir, A number of recent statements by church leaders past and present may have given the mistaken impression that the Church is universally opposed to the extension of civil marriage to same-sex …

The Letter in the Times – A Bit of a Damp Squib Read More »

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I want to pick up some of the observations made last week on the Boston Gay marriage and try to move the conversation forward. In particular, I want to return to the issues of a coherent theology of marriage that …

Two Theologies of Marriage? Read More »

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My thanks to Charlene Smith of the Episcopal Divinity School in the US who has supplied me with a copy of the liturgy used last Saturday for the marriage service in Boston Cathedral. You can download the service yourself here …

Boston Gay Marriage – TEC have Completed the Circle Read More »

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Ruth Gledhill is reporting that no action is to be taken over the gay wedding at St Bartholomews earlier this month. She writes: the Rector of St Bartholomew the Great, the Rev Martin Dudley, is to escape any form of …

Gay BCP Wedding – No Action to be Taken Read More »

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The Clone thinks I’m wrong to give it one last go: These are people who want to be called Anglicans but reject the doctrine of the Prayer Book and the Articles. These are people who want to be called Christians …

Will we even get as far as a Moratorium? Read More »

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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 …

Gay Wedding – The Theology Read More »

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