Category Archives: Human Sexuality

In Praise of Activists…

by the Rev Simon Butler, Prolocutor of the Province of Canterbury  Please Note – this article, written by Canon Simon Butler, has been published by him with support of other Via Media contributors. Ms Ozanne has had no say in … Continue reading

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Speak Clearly After the Tone…

by the Rt Revd Dr David Walker, Bishop of Manchester It feels a long time ago, when the February Group of Sessions of the Church of England General Synod discussed a paper from the House of Bishops, which advocated a … Continue reading

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The Elephant Orphanage

by the Right Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool In the middle of the city of Nairobi you can find the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Here baby elephants, rescued from Kenya’s wildlife parks, are nurtured and fed and re-socialised and returned … Continue reading

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ReNew and Reject….

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of Human Sexuality Group on General Synod 50 years ago the watershed conference at Keele University committed Anglican Evangelicals to working within the Church of England.  Evangelical readers of this blog will know … Continue reading

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A Question of Christian Identity?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News Later this week, the University of Chester will host a one-day conference on “Sexuality and Anglican Identities”.  It promises to be an interesting day with speakers offering a wide range of perspectives – from … Continue reading

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Why Should the Devil Have All the Best Tunes (and Words)?

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester My music teacher at secondary school was fond of the saying, “Why should the devil have all the best tunes?” Under his tutelage, morning assemblies went far beyond the contents of … Continue reading

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A Moment in the Tangle

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool “God made the angels to show Him splendour, as He made animals for innocence and plants for their simplicity. But [human beings] He made to serve Him wittily, in the tangle … Continue reading

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