Thinking Anglicans

Church Times: reaction to Primates meeting

Several additional articles published last month are now available.
Searing pain of an honest meeting by Barry Morgan
Do we really believe in the Bible? by Philip Giddings
We are not the architects of divison by Michael Ingham
The Quadrilateral is not enough by Michael Nazir-Ali
It will be hard to disentangle by John Rees

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I think this account by Archbishop Barry Morgan (about what happened at the October Primates Mtg.) bears unpacking: “Primate after Primate from Africa and Asia said how sex, let alone same-sex relationships, were taboo subjects in his culture; how the row over such matters in the Communion weakened relationships with Muslim neighbours, especially where Christians were in a minority; and how newly converted Christians, believing that they had been taught what the Bible had to say about sexual relationships, were now so confused by the happenings in Canada and the United States that they were leaving the Anglican Church in… Read more »