Tag: Procreation

What is Marriage? – Children

We’re having some useful discussion on the previous thread about the George et al paper on Marriage. I want to turn our attention to looking in detail at some of the issues raised. Let’s begin by exploring where the procreation

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Two Theologies of Marriage?

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

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Giles Fraser misses the point

Giles Fraser in this morning’s "Thought for the Day" completely misses the main theology behind the BCP Marriage Service, and in doing so comes to the wrong conclusion. Back in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as the Book of Common

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Gay Wedding

This is the first of a series of post looking at the news this morning that a London Anglican Clergyman "married" two other male priests in a ceremony that mimicked marriage. This post looks at the liturgy used in that

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A Theology of Sex

Apparently, Michael Ingham (he calls himself a bishop but since when did bishops go around denying the faith? Oh wait…. we’re all Anglicans right?) thinks that we need a better defined theology of sex, that being obsessed with procreation has

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