Reflections on Southwark Catherdral’s service marking a civil partnership and some of the wider issues it raises for the church
Tag Archives | Sexuality
Reflections on the July Synod debates on conversion therapy and welcoming transgender people and analysis of the voting.
Glynn Harrison and Andrew Goddard offer some reflections on sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) in the light of the forthcoming Synod debate and a recent paper by Michael King and Robert Song.
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?
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 […]