Friday, 17 December 2010

It's Anglicanism, Jim, but not as we know it

Disappointed by the cricket (for a change), I took a look at the Thinking Anglicans website, where there is a piece from an anti-Covenant blog on "Ten Reasons Why the Proposed Anglican Covenant is a Bad Idea".

Now as I said before, the point where groupings like Thinking Anglicans start saying the Covenant is a bad idea is the point at which I start thinking it might not be that bad after all.

However, I was very struck by the first of the ten reasons:

The proposed Anglican Covenant would transform a vibrant, cooperative, fellowship of churches into a contentious, centralized aggregation of churches designed to reduce diversity and initiative.

A "vibrant, cooperative, fellowship of churches"? Lacking contention and centralization?

Its Anglicanism, Jim, but not as we know it.

John Richardson

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1 comment:

  1. You lost me, John. Whatever your point was, I missed it.

    May be I need another cup of coffee.