In the Church of England's debates about same-sex marriage, the personal is also inescapably political.
Church of England
By John Martin • Tom Hollander’s portrayal of the hapless East London vicar Adam Smallbone has achieved a cult following.
The anger, bitterness, and recriminations of last year were absent in this year’s debate on women in the episcopate.
By Philip Harrold • No report from the Church of England has sold so well or generated so much reflection as Mission-shaped Church.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Callan Slipper: “Deliberately choose to love one another. That deliberate choice makes the difference.”
By John Martin • No substantial decisions emerge from General Synod’s summer session.
By Colin Podmore
I fight to keep the church broad and tolerant, to enable traditional Christians not just to remain but to flourish.
Theologian Andrew Goddard evaluates the Church of England’s Men and Women in Marriage.
Church of England’s marriage report: “[N]ames govern how we think, and how we think governs what we learn to appreciate.”
By John Martin
The vigilant Church Times reporter Ed Thornton managed a notable scoop.