Category Archives: Human Sexuality

Nye Letter & The Silencing of Debate

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod A windswept, autumnal holiday camp on the east coast. Three hundred clergy and as many lay people are gathered, from the Diocese of Southwark, to … Continue reading

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Letters to America – Is the End Nye?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News I’m sure I wasn’t the only one who found it almost impossible to get through William Nye’s response to the the Episcopal Church of America (regarding their request to understand the impact of their … Continue reading

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“Do as we say” or “Do as we do”?

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool Luciana Berger is the MP for Liverpool Wavertree. In the House of Commons’ Antisemitism debate she recounted her story – a history of family members killed and exiled because they were … Continue reading

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Are We in Love with Sin?

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod We all carry our early experiences of Christmas and Easter into our adult life. It’s inevitable and it is the lens through which … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Harmonious Difference

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral Cathedrals have been in the news over the last few years, though not always for the reasons that they or the wider Church of England might like. However, … Continue reading

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“There are No “Problems” – There are Simply People!”

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod ‘There are no problems here, there are simply people’ said the Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of last February’s debate at General Synod. Readers … Continue reading

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Know Your Enemies

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge I’m always sceptical of sentences that begin with some such phrase as ‘history teaches us that…’  It’s not that history doesn’t teach us things.  But what it teaches is … Continue reading

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