Anglican Unscripted #440 – Our Erotic Christ

Sep 29, 2018 by

Kevin Kallsen and David Ould discuss clergy atrocities Down Under. More information on these topics may be found on David’s website. 

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Episcopal Prayer Book Changes, Rejecting God as ‘Man’ Necessary to Fight Abuse of Women, Prof. Claims

Aug 8, 2018 by

by Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post: A divinity school professor has said that recent talk about gender-neutral revisions being  made to the Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer has been influenced in part by the MeToo movement. The Rev. Ruth Meyers, a scholar and professor at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, California, told Sojourners in an interview Monday that the prayer book should be revised to reflect the changing world around believers. “It’s...

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TEC’s proposed changes to the liturgy and doctrine of Christian marriage

May 28, 2018 by

by Stephen Noll: In Part A, “The Episcopal Church and Trial [Use] Marriage,” I look at TEC’s proposal to institutionalize same-sex marriage in its Prayer Book. In Part B, “Who Is Coming to the Episcopal Wedding Reception?,” I lay out the rationale for this action in terms of a deceptive process of “open reception.” In Part C, “Thumbs Sideways: The Church of England Responds to TEC,” I look at responses to the TEC agenda from churches of the Communion and particularly the Church of England and...

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Canada: Marriage canon resolution may be amended with protections for traditionalists, bishops say

Apr 21, 2018 by

by Tani F0lkins, Anglican Journal: A resolution to amend the marriage canon to allow for same-sex marriages may itself be amended to include protections for Anglicans who hold to the traditional view of marriage, said Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. “There is a possibility” that the resolution, which passed its required first reading at the last General Synod in 2016, may be amended when it is presented for a required second reading in 2019, Hiltz said in an...

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Nye letter warns about same-sex marriage rites

Apr 20, 2018 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: Changes to the Book of Common Prayer could be a ‘serious blow’. PROPOSALS to incorporate marriage rites used by same-sex couples into the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) of the Episcopal Church in the United States will increase pressure in the Church of England to “dissociate” itself, the secretary general of the Archbishops’ Council, William Nye, has warned. In a letter to the Episcopal Church’s Task Force on the Study of Marriage, which has produced the...

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Private Members’ Motions – Liturgies for same-sex couples

Mar 12, 2018 by

from Thinking Anglicans: The Church of England publishes the texts of motions proposed by individual members of General Synod here: Private Members’ Motions. The page is updated from time to time, most recently two days ago. There has been this one addition since last month’s meeting of General Synod. Liturgies for same-sex couples Ms Christina Baron (Bath & Wells) to move: ‘That this Synod: Read here See also: Church of England faces fresh calls to bless same sex couples, by Harry Farley,...

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