on Monday, 14 July 2008 at 3.24 pm by Simon Sarmiento
categorised as Church of England
The Tablet had a leader article about this: Peter, Paul and women bishops. (The previous week they had Flight from women bishops.)
The Bishop of Durham issued an Ad Clerum on General Synod, which can be read here.
Hmm the bishop wants to tolerate living in the middles of the various tensions without having to resolve anything too quickly or too decisively according to one view or position and another, its alternative. Okay, I can entertain doing nothing for the time being. But will doing nothing to move women bishops forward actually serve? For one thing, the clock is ticking away on women in gifted leadership positions all around the planet. The more intelligent and able women we see that we do have, bringing irreplaceable and indeed sometimes indispensable capabilities to their particular callings, the less and less… Read more »