Diversity and our broken system

Jan 17, 2020 by

by Andrew Cadman, The Conservative Woman: […] When will we have an honest debate on Islam and the terrible subcultures it incubates within it? Although it would clearly be wrong to demonise all Muslims and all interpretations of Islam, how much longer can we ignore the dangers of a faith with a rapidly growing demographic whose holy book and prophet preached, in part, violent sectarianism, misogyny, the legitimisation of rape and the acceptability of sex with girls as soon as they start...

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Episcopal House of Bishops makeup changing to incorporate greater diversity

Dec 20, 2019 by

by Mary Ann Mueller, Virtueonline: The makeup of the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops (HOB) has taken a decidedly diverse, inclusive, multicultural turn. “The truth is we’re family. We may be dysfunctional — and we are half the time — but don’t worry. When we really are family there for each other, it works,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry thundered in in the fall of 2018. “No matter what their politics happen to be, no matter their sexual...

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They Have the Jobs

Nov 14, 2019 by

by Mark Bauerlein, First Things: How will you improve diversity at our school?” That’s a question often asked in faculty job interviews today. A more elegant version appears in a University of California, Davis document quoted in an advice column in the Chronicle of Higher Education: “The University is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. How would you further this goal?” The field doesn’t matter. You may be an aspiring historian of science, a cognitive...

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CoE General Synod Q&A — Who has flourished under mutual flourishing?

Jul 6, 2019 by

from Anglican Ink: The Revd Graham Hamilton (Exeter) to ask the Chair of the House of Bishops: Q76 Since the enactment of the legislation on consecrating women to the episcopate and the adoption of the Five Guiding Principles for mutual flourishing, how many women have been made bishops, Deans or Archdeacons, and how many traditional Catholic or conservative Evangelicals unable for theological reasons to recognise the priestly or episcopal ministry of women have been appointed to such senior...

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A more diverse, conservative Anglicanism is growing

Jul 2, 2019 by

by Kara Bettis, Religion Unplugged: BOSTON — On a recent summer afternoon in a brownstone apartment, a Nigerian Christian man shared his experience with his church’s small group as an Anglican church-hunting in New England. “I’m an Anglican at heart,” he said. “But I’m now attending a Baptist church.” After visiting an Episcopal church downtown, he quickly realized that the doctrine they taught veered significantly from his home church in Nigeria. He’s not alone. Another Nigerian man in the...

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The staggering hypocrisy of today’s ‘inclusivity’

Jun 25, 2019 by

from Voice for Justice UK: This month marks the 50thanniversary of the now famous Stonewall riots in New York. In the early hours of 28thJune, 1969, police carried out a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn, a notorious Gay bar in Greenwich Village.  The response, however, was far from routine, because this time the raid was followed by violent protests and demonstrations.  In every sense this was the beginning of the gay rights movement, with the drive by activists not just to win acceptance,...

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