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What Now For the C of E and Sexuality? A Trans Perspective
So, GS2055 ‘fell’ in
the House of Clergy. That document is gone and shall not determine the way
ahead for the Church of England. Many within the Church
(for that, read: ‘a few geeks like me') will be wondering: What now? For we have
been told that the only ...

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Before the Sexuality Debate: A Final Thought
Ahead of today’s Take
Note debate on the Bishops’ Report on Sexuality (GS2055) I’m reminded of
something a colleague and friend said to me in the wake of the Jeffrey John debacle
in 2003. It concerned the then archbishop Rowan Williams. My friend said that
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'On not taking note': Open Letter to C of E Synod Representatives
Dear Synod
Representatives, I know you have a very
busy week ahead of you. Many of you will not want talk about ‘sexuality’ to dominate
your important work. However, I hope you might take a moment to read my letter
to you. I write specifically
to invite you...

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The Bishops' Report: A Personal Coda
Today presents more
pressing concerns than a House of Bishops’ report on sexuality. I trust that
most of us are seeking to concentrate on them and find ways of speaking into
and acting into the geo-political fissures of our world. I trust that we who
are mi...

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More Dust: Personal Response to the Statement on Sexuality
Having read the House
of Bishops’ Statement on sexuality, I want to offer a brief update on my ‘Handful
of Dust?’ post of yesterday. As predicted, there
were no radical proposals regarding the status of LGBTI people in the church.
There’s talk of new docume...

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Thoughts ahead of the House of Bishop's remarks on sexuality
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