The ultimate aim must be reconciliation. Simply to vanquish and humiliate the other side is not a proper aim.
The proclamation of Christ through our liturgical rites should be the raison d’être of BCP revision.
The gospel of Christ offers a greater vision of liberty than resorting to defining ourselves. The gospel rests on the promise that God, who on the sixth day spoke us into being, beheld us, and called us very good.
The doors to General Convention’s exhibit hall were wide open on Tuesday, but the doors to the prayer chapel were locked — and this in a church that places a high priority on worship, convening a meeting that will debate prayer-book revision.