Comments: General Synod: Saturday morning roundup

For what it's worth, the Church Society report states "There were a number of questions about Wycliffe Hall theological college and Elaine Storkey took another swipe at the college under the guise of a question. Philip Giddings, in response gave a positive plug for the college noting a remark that it was “full of students” and had “united staff”."

"United staff"?

Posted by Lapinbizarre at Saturday, 5 July 2008 at 10:56am BST

"The Times has learnt."

Oh Ruth, we Yanks have "learnt" the hard way, that when someone says "have learnt" (or its cognates *g*), they are SPINNING, wildly (See re George W. Bush and "The 16 Words" of his 2003 State of the Union Speech)

I don't doubt, that the usual Sky-is-Falling (w/ Icky Girl Cooties) crowd is trying to STOP the consecration of God's bishops-made-female. But the contention that these squeaky wheels are a significant percentage of "church faithful" {snort} is a line I ain't buying.

Lord have mercy!

Posted by JCF at Sunday, 6 July 2008 at 3:39am BST

Yes, "The Times has learnt"....AKA "someone with an axe to grind has said something to a reporter..."

Posted by Pat O'Neill at Sunday, 6 July 2008 at 8:49pm BST
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