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Number Crunching – BBC vs CofE

With a new leader just appointed to the Church of England and a new one now required for the BBC, I thought I’d compare these two venerable public service institutions by numbers. Perhaps the new DG, when appointed, could learn … Continue reading

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Men and women in ministry: how will the vote go #3

I’ve posted this week on the various views on women and bishops and now putting the two debates together, gender and episcopacy, we can get a rough guide to how people will vote.  It is fascinating.  If there are enough … Continue reading

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When “the mind of the church” opposes God’s will.

Amending Canon C2: Open reception (aka the mind of the church or the Gamaliel principle) what is it? Synods, both deanery and diocesan, up and down the country will be voting on motions on the consecration of women bishops in … Continue reading

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The disasterous effect of bishops as the focal point of unity.

West Bromwich deanery agreed on the submission of papers of one side of A4 before we vote on the motion on women in the episcopate and CEEC following motion.  This is my paper: What happens when Bishops take the place … Continue reading

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