Tag Archives: Traditionalists

Women bishops: a view, an analysis and a reflection

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Scoop.itChurch and Religion
A good analysis of the Women Bishops vote, and also a good view of what might happen if the events of recent days galvanise the pro-women majority in the church into actively putting themselves forward for Synod.

Currently the 7% of conservative and traditional parishes have a working blocking minority in the House of Laity, if that goes in the next Synod election it may well be that a more pro-women synod will not give nearly so much ground to accommodate the traditionalists in any subsequent legislation…
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Women bishops debate was a long and boring suicide note

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Andrew Brown has written one of the best of the comment pieces on the vote on Women Bishops in Synod yesterday – he certainly doesn’t pull his punches, and calls out the conservatives and traditionalists on some of the things they were saying from the podium. Well worth a read.
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