See on Scoop.it – Church and Religion The anti-women in Church leadership roles people will often quote a few select passages of scripture to back their position – here is an argument that their reading of
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A Guardian editorial on the situation in the Church of England bringing up the prospect of parliament removing the Church exemption from equalities legislation and the prospect of disestablishment of the church.
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Scoop.it – Church 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… See on brokencameras.com
Thoughts from, and the lives of a Canadian and a Brit living in Southern England.