There is an important ecclesial vocation in struggling to live into the Communion as it has been given to us, thereby enacting our creedal confession.
To be Anglican is to be in a tradition striving to be truly one, holy, catholic, and apostolic in the wake of our particular history.
To say that Rohr is outside the bounds of the mainstream Christian theological tradition is not a harsh attack on him. Rather it is to simply take him seriously.
In the spirit of Paul’s exhortation to “speak the truth in love,” I offer this response, to correct several inaccuracies, and to clarify a point.
A meaningful distinction has opened between congregations with different teachings and practices on Christian marriage, and concomitantly between dioceses and bishops.
Lamin Sanneh had a deep commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ, with the resulting sense of its distinctiveness and its primacy.
GAFCON's choice of the archbishop of ACNA as chair of their Primates’ Council forces us here in North America to reckon with these developments.
This bundle of ideas — nihilism, atheism, the need to create our values, the reduction of everything to power — lies behind much that is deeply problematic in our time.