Thinking Anglicans

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Giles Fraser wrote in the Church Times about his visit to Ghana, see Being canny in the raw church. For a picture of this event, see the piece at the Telegraph by Jonathan Wynne-Jones Pro-gay vicar of Putney made an African canon.

George Pitcher writes in the Telegraph that Barack Obama’s faith, like Lincoln’s, is uncertain.

In the Guardian Ali Eteraz writes that The inauguration of Barack Obama will be a secular hajj for America’s collective redemption.

Nick Jowett writes in The Times about the Week of Christian Unity, see we must keep our eye on the pearl of great price.

Mark Vernon writes at Ekklesia on Making sense of Charles Darwin.

Back at the Telegraph Michael Portillo writes The British state mustn’t let go of the church.

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‘As John Briggs wrote in A History of the Ecumenical Movement: “The Churches together need to learn again how to be risk-takers, knowing that God’s truth is larger and more robust than all their many attempts to conserve it” ‘ – Canon Nick Jowett, (The Times: article for The Week of Christian Unity) – Nick Jowett’s article, in quoting John Briggs on the subject of problems connected with efforts made towards the goal of Christian Unity, points to the reality of our failure to grasp the need for openness to ‘What the Spirit is saying to the Church’ today. Entrenched… Read more »