on Tuesday, 9 February 2010 at 8.11 am by Simon Sarmiento
categorised as Church of England, ECUSA
A critical view of the ACNA resolution is contained in an article published on Fulcrum and due to also appear on Religious Intellligence written by the Bishop of Sherborne, Graham Kings.
Read General Synod Motion concerning the Anglican Church in North America.
An interesting read. I still find it odd that “autonomy” and “interdependence” are set off against each other as opposed notions, whereas, if I recall correctly, the phrase that emerged in the discussion process leading to Windsor and the Covenant was “communion with autonomy and accountability.” Interdependence does not mean submission. It is a two way street: the pledge is for us to bear one another’s burdens, not control each others’ lives. (See Covenant 3.2, which calls for mutual respect, not control.) So this means, perhaps that the Communion will need to put up with gay bishops in one province,… Read more »
I have a different interview, which might be more revealing: