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Apr 2, 2017 by

Some readers are still experiencing problems with the Anglican Mainstream website. In some cases the site does not automatically update to the latest page. This can normally be resolved by pressing the ‘refresh’ button. Readers can sign up for our “Recent Posts” fortnightly...

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The Church of Modern Lunacy

Jul 26, 2017 by

From theZman (Hat Tip and commentary: Barbara Gauthier) Frequently the perspective of an disinterested outsider can provide valuable information. Such a person effectively holds up a mirror that simply reflects back to the subject what the rest of the world sees.  It is often a more honest mirror...

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An Open Letter and Plea to Justine Greening, Minister of Education on her Gender Identity Proposals

Jul 26, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: I intend to send edited copies to my MP and MSPs and would encourage you to do the same.  You are welcome to use this, adapt or write your own.  An MP once told me that a letter was considered worth a thousand votes!  Dear Minister, Ms Greening, I am writing to you...

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The Movement for a Renewed Orthodox Anglicanism

Jul 25, 2017 by

This letter was published in the Daily Telegraph on 25 July 2017. If you would like to support the original signatories in this Movement for a Renewed Orthodox Anglicanism, please sign below. All those who sign will receive updates on future developments. SIR – Recent actions in the General Synod...

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“Including the Exclusive” responses to the first Inclusive Church lecture

Jul 25, 2017 by

In the first Inclusive Church Lecture, initiated by the Dean of St Pauls, the Dean, the Very Rev Dr David ison, speaks on “Including the Exclusive: How Liberal can you be?” It can be downloaded from the Inclusive Church website here We publish three engagements with this lecture below. My brief...

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Facing Episcopal Church decline

Jul 25, 2017 by

By David Goodhew, Living Church: New analysis by Dr. Jeremy Bonner, a Durham-based researcher, offers clarity on the numerical fortunes of the Episcopal Church (TEC) in the USA in recent decades. Discussions of TEC’s numerical fortunes usually take place within the context of its divisions, with...

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Bad Bishops

Jul 25, 2017 by

By Peter Ould, Radio Free Canterbury What do faithful Anglicans in the Church of England do when their Bishops are bad? You can read Ephraim Radner’s “Bad Bishops” essay here. Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Into the whirlwind – traditionalists slam House of Bishops

Jul 25, 2017 by

from Anglican Ink: Letter printed in the Daily Telegraph on July 25, 2017 SIR – Recent actions in the General Synod in pursuit of a culture that denies biblical ethics, as they have been practised and understood “at all places and in all times”, have caused many Anglicans great concern. There are...

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The morning after pill does not reduce abortions

Jul 25, 2017 by

by David Paton, The Conservative Woman: So perhaps Boots was not standing on especially high moral ground. Claiming it was keeping the price of emergency birth control (aka the morning after pill) high on the grounds that cutting prices might encourage misuse of the drug was somewhat hypocritical...

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Justine Greening should keep out of the Church of England’s business

Jul 25, 2017 by

by Melanie McDonagh, Spectator: God, she’s on a bit of a run, Justine Greening, isn’t she? A day after it turns out she wants to let people change gender merely on their say so, without regard to their possession of wombs or gonads or XX chromosomes, she’s set her sights on the CofE and its...

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The Tory Jacobins

Jul 25, 2017 by

by Melanie Phillips: The reason why conservatives on both sides of the Atlantic have lost their way so badly in recent years is that they never understood, and paid scant attention to, the culture wars. In Britain, this has now led some of them to come out as warriors on the wrong side....

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