As the C of E struggles over issues in human sexuality, we might hope for more than attention to establishment and "apostolicity." Instead, we seek a recognition of the Church of England's providential role as a servant in the formation of a global Communion of national churches straining for a more Catholic identity, not ignoring the gift of the local, but always with an eye towards the graces of the universal.
I can only lament yet another airing of Anglicanism’s dirty laundry: namely, the fear and anxiety of all parties regarding any settled, visible consensus around human sexuality, both within national churches and in the Anglican Communion at large.
Why should the Episcopal Church allow clergy or dioceses to hold views contrary to its recent decisions? The Bishop of Dallas gives 7 reasons.
"My travels fill me with hope because I see a depth of faith, and a reality to faith, that is hard to see outside of Indigenous communities."
If the people of God are part of sinful Babylon, what is a godly woman or man to do?
Somewhere in this mess about human sexuality, we might actually be saved, narrowly or comprehensively.