Tag: Primates

The advantage of having such a widely read public forum to ask questions in is that you then get answers. A number of people have written to me to clarify some of the issues around yesterday’s post on the irregular …

More on the Sheffield Spat Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Many of you by now will have seen the press release from Anglican Mainstream about the ordination of a pastor from Sheffield by a Kenyan bishop. Nearly 10 years later both parent and daughter churches have continued to grow numerically …

A Little Spat in Sheffield Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 …

Rowan’s Hegelian Triumph Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Blimey. Wednesday saw the first Synod vote before it goes off to the dioceses for discussion. I was not expecting the “No Anglican Covenant” (NAC) position to have been as annihilated as it was. Bishops Clergy Laity In favour 39 …

The Synod Vote on the Covenant Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 …

Fulcrum on the Los Angeles Episcopacy Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Perhaps I should write a play? Move over Godot. One thought – the longer it takes for the official reply to come, the more it’s clear that Lambeth Palace is taking this very, very seriously. It’s highly likely that Lambeth …

Waiting for Rowan Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , ,