Thinking Anglicans

more from Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali

Updated Thursday afternoon

Martin Beckford has written further in the Telegraph about his interview with the (now former) Bishop of Rochester.

See The Bishop of Rochester farewell interview.

The earlier report was linked here.

Update
At Cif belief Andrew Brown has commented about this, see The Anglican right at the crossroads.

As Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali retires, are conservative Anglicans beginning to see Islam as the main threat to their values?

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Father Ron Smith
Father Ron Smith
10 years ago

This fella seems to be giving more farewell interviews than the famous Dame Nellie Melba – and she was a Diva! But will there be a comeback?

Bill Moorhead
10 years ago

It seems to me unlikely that Bishop Nazir-Ali has ever heard of Bret Favre. But that may not stop him.

JPM
JPM
10 years ago

>>But will there be a comeback?

I think that he is preparing to be England’s Bob Duncan.

Cynthia Gilliatt
Cynthia Gilliatt
10 years ago

Having just a while ago come home from the fall opening of our local monthly interfaith group, during which a representative of the local mosque invited us all [including the rabbi who is president of our organization] to come celebrate the end of Ramadan and have breakfast with them, I find the prospect of this bigot coming to the states, spewing his hatred, even more unpleasant than when I first read about it.

We don’t need – any of us – fear and hate mongering.

Rev L Roberts
Rev L Roberts
10 years ago

>>But will there be a comeback?

I think that he is preparing to be England’s Bob Duncan.

Posted by: JPM on Thursday, 3 September 2009 at 8:42pm BST

Yes, he bears all the signs of incipient Dunconianism.

He should do well with George Carey.

Ford Elms
Ford Elms
10 years ago

“There’s this tendency to capitulate to culture and simply to endorse the norms of any given society.” The most infuriating thing about this little piece of self deception is that it seems perfectly OK to have endorsed the norms of society for 1700 years, despite the fact that this led the Church to the most horrible acts of oppression and genocide. Don’t deny it, conservatives, please, at least be as honest in your assessment of the Church’s history as the world to which you seek to witness. Yet now, when that “capitulation” to society is about righting past wrongs, about… Read more »

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