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Church Times Guide to the Covenant

Last week the Church Times published a Guide to the Covenant. This is now available to non-subscribers, but only as a PDF file (4.1 Mb).

Download The Anglican Covenant – A Church Times Guide.

This is highly recommended reading. 🙂

One of the articles has been reproduced at Anglican Mainstream. See Church of Nigeria and the proposed Anglican Covenant.

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This is a comprehensive and balanced introduction to the Covenant. Indeed, this is what the Anglican Communion Office and Church House packages would have looked like had their been a single person involved who knew how to spell “integrity.”

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“Therefore, Africans interpret deviant behaviors such as homosexuality as abominable actions which corrupt the Church, dilute the Christian faith and jettison the very biblical foundations of the ‘faith which was once for all delivered unto the saints’.” – Bishop John Akao, Anglican Church of Nigeria – It was only to be expectecd that the oddly-named *Mainstream* web-site would publicise Nigerian Bishop Akao’s opinion of the LGBT community, in his rejection of ‘The Covenant’. He obviously perceives the current document to have lessened it’s original proscriptive attitude towards such -‘outcasts’ in the Church. It is perhaps ironic that, if Section 4… Read more »