Choice, Desire, and the Will of God by David Runcorn

This book is a delightful romp through a posse of the author’s reflections on the interaction of our human condition, and the consequences for our understanding of God. The chapters are very much bite sized reflections, which take you rapidly, though by no means lightly through a series of subjects ranging from the omnipotence of […]




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Interim statement from Fulcrum on the House of Bishops’ report Some Issues in Human Sexuality

Headline Summary Bishops are leading the Church in a direction that is both orthodox and realistic Emphasis on the importance of Scripture is welcome: report takes the scholarly reading of Scripture seriously Affirms listening in a framework that is the fruit of earlier work Full Statement In the quagmire of current discussions on human sexuality, […]




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Fulcrum comment on the 2003 Primates Meeting (2)

Fulcrum welcomes the fact that the Primates have found a way to keep the global Anglican Communion together, even if it is simply “a holding job”. A lot can be accomplished in a year and we hope the promised Commission will have an important educational role, both about issues of leadership and sexual ethics in […]




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Anglican Communion: Long Term Solutions not Dissolution

A paper written just prior to the Primate’s Meeting at Lambeth Dr David Jenkins, a former Bishop of Durham, is disillusioned with the Anglican Communion and suggests its dissolution (The Times, 13 October 2003). He considers that the churches should concentrate on mission and serving the flock within their national boundaries. This emphasis on nationalism […]




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