Thinking Anglicans

what the ACI is saying

Members of the Anglican Communion Institute have published several essays recently.

Ephraim Radner, who also made a presentation to the House of Bishops on the Proposed Anglican Covenant published
What Way Ahead? and
What Way Ahead – Part Two.

Christopher Seitz has written
The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion and also
The Pastoral Council and the Primatial Vicar.

Comments on the above:
Jim Naughton The latest from Ephraim Radner and ACI leader’s parish joins Church of Nigeria
John Chilton Quote of the day :: Ephraim Radner and Quote of the day :: Christopher Seitz
Nick Knisely More on Seitz’s argument regarding historical precedence

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John B. Chilton
13 years ago

Thank you for the link. I’ve also focused attention on a paragraph in Seitz’s essay, here http://churchman.blogspot.com/2007/03/quote-of-day-christopher-seitz.html

Pluralist
13 years ago

The argument seems to be that in order to operate under a communion that is functioning in a way that it should not, The Episcopal Church has to alter itself so that it functions in a way that it has not.

Er, well the first should not be happening and the second won’t happen.

Or else there should be a different US Episcopal Church, in order to conform.

Is the Communion going to set up many other provinces in its new function and image, then? (Answer from Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) – Yes…)

Cheryl Clough
13 years ago

Two of the papers refer to Sarah Hey’s comments. Could anyone kindly point me in the right direction to her comments? They appear to be pertinent.

Cheryl Clough
13 years ago

On this whole thing, I have found myself thinking about the feared power broker within the family. The dreaded sibling or in-law that makes the meeker members’ lives a misery. I once had an in-law who systematically went about destroying and poisoning my then husband’s interpersonal relationships. After several years, I tried to explain what she was doing and asked her to desist. She went feral. My then husband tried to placate her and she demanded an apology and an undertaking from me that I would refrain from such behaviours. My response was that I acknowledge the behaviours were unacceptable… Read more »

Simon Sarmiento
13 years ago

Sarah Hey writes for Stand Firm.

Cheryl Clough
13 years ago

This is a nice article http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_5559609 I don’t know which Sarah Hey article they were referring to, but here are the two most recent from Stand Firm’s website: http://www.standfirminfaith.com/index.php/site/article/2640/ http://www.standfirminfaith.com/index.php/site/article/2632/ Note to bloggers. If you are going to refer to an article/comment/paper as being significant. Please post a link. There’s an awful lot of information out there and it is easy to lose the needles in the haystacks. It also doesn’t hurt to quote the key passages, as articles have a propensity for disappearing (my observation is the more telling the point the more likely it is to disappear). This… Read more »

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