Treasure the Pearls

The Rev. Lindsay Hardin Freeman explores the words of each woman who speaks in the Bible.

Women and Provisional Bishops

PB: A provisional bishop is “a way to encourage change and greater openness when a diocese is in need of it.”

Peace Breaks Out at Synod

The anger, bitterness, and recriminations of last year were absent in this year’s debate on women in the episcopate.

General Synod’s Phony War

By John Martin In the matter of deciding whether women should be appointed as bishops, the Church of England is engaged in a process with all the hallmarks of a Phony War.