Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The English General Synod: The Centre Cannot Hold

Charles Raven argues that Lorna Ashworth's private member's motion is represents "a choice...between historic biblical Anglicanism and that pseudo-Anglicanism being promoted by TEC and its allies which derives its energy from the spirit of the age rather than the Spirit of Christ." "...recognition of the ACNA can be seen as not simply about support for fellow Anglicans in North America, but a mutual solidarity around a new confessional identity to which the ACNA bears witness." But does the AC-NA truly represent historic biblical Anglicanism? What is this new confessional identity to which the AC-NA supposedly bears witness? It is certainly not the Protestant and Reformed Church of England of the English Reformation, the Elizabethan Settlement, the Thirty Nine Articles, and the Glorious Revolution? To read the entire article, click here.

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