What do the bishops propose in their report “Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations” and is it the way forward for the Church of England?
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What did the bishops think they were doing and how did they end up with their report “Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations”?
Fulcrum’s reflections on the House of Bishops’ Report “Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations”
A study of pastoral accommodation in theory and in practice (prayer after abortion, polygamy, and divorce and remarriage) and its relevance to debates on same-sex unions.
The decision as to whether to include certain ways of life within the leadership and liturgical celebration of the church – in any area of life, not just sexuality – cannot be made on the basis of an appeal to inclusion.
Ian Paul’s reflections on General Synod’s Shared Conversations – “Feedback from previous events had been somewhat mixed, and for me (and I think a good number of others) this also proved to be like the proverbial curate’s egg”
“In holding the Committee’s work up to the measure of each member of the “Anglican tripod”, we are asking how well it has succeeded in doing what it set out to do … The question our review raises is …. how to conceive and discuss new pastoral initiatives in faithfulness to the catholic Christian identity […]
An analysis of the report to be debated at the General Synod of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia this summer.
As Jeremy Pemberton is given leave to appeal, the theological foundation of his appeal to the 39 Articles is examined and questions raised about seeking to overturn by a secular court the bishops’ statement of the church’s doctrine of marriage in order to prevent bishops refusing to licence those in same-sex marriages.
An analysis of the Jan 2016 You Gov poll on Anglicans and same-sex marriage