Windsor 'Compliance': More from BabyBlue

Apr 14, 2008 by

LATER:  If this is the real deal and Bishop Wright is not just whistling Dixie, how audacious will Rowan Williams actually be? What would cause him to finally pull the proverbial plug on the one big happy tent and actually say to a group of personally-selected, no money back guarantee group of bishops "here’s your hat, what’s your hurry?" Does he think this will help keep GAFCON at bay? "You can’t boycott Lambeth if I say you can’t come," or...

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Windsor compliance: From the Bishop of Durham's talk to the Fulcrum Conference

Apr 14, 2008 by

From BabyBlue Here’s what Tom Wright said yesterday: When the Archbishop issued his invitations, he made it clear as I said that their basis was Windsor and the Covenant as the tools to shape our future common life. That invitation was issued only three months after the remarkable joint statement from the Primates issued in Tanzania in February 2007. After a summer and autumn of various tangled and unsatisfactory events, the Archbishop then wrote an Advent pastoral letter in which he...

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Lambeth 2008: To Go or Not to Go

Mar 3, 2008 by

Each bishop must decide before Almighty God what to do. I am aware of the immense spectrum of views and voices speaking into and upon this issue, each from her/his own vantage, each with the best of intentions, no doubt. For many conservatives it is imperative that orthodox bishops attend Lambeth, for otherwise the traditional Christian sexual ethic – lifelong heterosexual marriage between a man and woman, with a positive celibacy for all others – well may be lost. I believe it is...

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