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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Fulcrum comment on the 2003 Primates Meeting (1)

In addition to material that is already in the public domain from other sources, Fulcrum would add two comments about this week’s Primates’ Meeting at Lambeth: The importance of prayer. Pray for the Archbishop of Canterbury and his fellow Primates that wise counsel will prevail and the gospel will not be compromised. It is Mission […]

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English Evangelicals and the Archbishop’s Theology

Brief Summary of paper by Andrew Goddard in Wycliffe Hall Newsletter, Spring 2003 (An earlier version of this article appeared in Wycliffe Hall Newsletter Spring 2003. This version published by Fulcrum in September 2003.) Contents Executive Summary Full Article Executive Summary Rowan Williams on Revelation Williams seeks to give an account of theology dependent on […]

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