By Philip Harrold • No report from the Church of England has sold so well or generated so much reflection as Mission-shaped Church.
Church of England
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.
Archbishop of Uganda: “Our grief and sense of betrayal are beyond words.”
“The uniqueness of marriage is that it embodies the underlying, objective distinctiveness of men and women.”
Bishop of Buckingham Alan Wilson, a married father of five, caused a row in the Church by urging leaders to “get our head around blessing gay people’s relationships.”