Comments: Sydney Anglicans: more reactions to Muriel Porter's book

The pages of 'Anglican Media Melbourne' seem to have got scrambled and are mostly unreadable.

Posted by Richard Ashby at Wednesday, 5 October 2011 at 10:11am BST

Michael Jensen - any relation? Just asking.

Posted by Grumpy High Church Woman at Wednesday, 5 October 2011 at 12:03pm BST

Pages of AMM look fine here, Richard.

Yes, son of the archbishop, GHCW.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento at Wednesday, 5 October 2011 at 12:20pm BST

Curious that Alan Nichols, author of "Exposing the agenda of the Sydney Diocese" is a canon of St John’s Cathedral, Gahini, Rwanda, Rwanda being a principal begetter of the AMiA incursion.

Posted by Lapinbizarre at Wednesday, 5 October 2011 at 2:55pm BST

Scrambled and unreadable here in northern France, too.

Posted by Sara MacVane at Wednesday, 5 October 2011 at 5:02pm BST

@ Richard Ashby: The pages of 'Anglican Media Melbourne' seem to have got scrambled and are mostly unreadable.

It probably depends what browser you are using. After a few years of calm, we're entering browser / web standards turmoil again.

Posted by Randal Oulton at Thursday, 6 October 2011 at 1:05am BST

I found Alan Nichols' interpretation of Dr.Muriel's book most enlightening - and further evidence of the Sydney trajectory within the Communion. There can be little doubt that Archbishop Jensen's personal support for the GAFCON bishops had much to do with the schismatic tendency of that constituency.

Regarding Lapinbizarre's comment about Alan Nichols' canonry in Rwanda: There are many clergy who were formerly working in G.S. Provinces - before the present divisions on gender & sexuality in the Communion - who now wish that things were progressing differently in their former fields of missionary endeavour. Maybe Alan is one of these.
Also, people's opinions may change with changing circumstances and a little new learning.

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Thursday, 6 October 2011 at 10:53am BST

Can anyone enlighten us as to all the family connections in the diocese of Sydney? They do all seem related to each other, which is very curious ...?

Posted by Grumpy High Church Woman at Thursday, 6 October 2011 at 6:55pm BST

@ G.H.C.W.

There are quite a few Jensens in the Sydney Diocese. It is sometimes called the cult of 'Jensenism'. The brother of the Archbishop is Dean of the Cathedral.

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Saturday, 8 October 2011 at 6:15am BST
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