Tag: Prohibition

Same-Sex Services in the Church of England

A great letter in this week’s Church Times from Nigel Seed, the Chancellor and Vicar General of London Diocese (so basically, a very important and clever person). Sir, — The Revd Gavin Foster (Letters, 17 February) accused Canon Giles Fraser

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Why is Consensual Incest Unholy?

In previous posts we’ve been exploring reasons why the Bible  prohibits incest. Working from a basis that the union of husband and wife is a signifier of the union of Christ and the Church, we’ve seen that there is a

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True Freedom Trust

The True Freedom Trust has a new website and it’s really user-friendly. True freedom Trust (TfT) is a confidential Christian support and teaching ministry for men and women who accept the Bible’s prohibition of homosexual practice and yet are aware

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Sexuality and Slavery – Part One

I want to begin a series of posts looking at how Scripture approaches sexuality and slavery and to see whether the allegation that conservatives use two different exegetical principles has any basis. I’m going to begin by looking at one

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Will Gene perform Hocus Pocus?

As I’m sure you’re all aware, over two months ago Rowan Williams wrote to Gene Robinson, refusing to grant him the right to preach or preside at the Eucharist whilst he was over here in Blighty during the Lambeth Conference.

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