Whatever happened to the Bible in the marriage canon debate?

by Sylvia Keesmaat This is an article from the Empire Mixed website.  It is part of a series in response to the debate in the Anglican Church of Canada to changing its canons to open marriage to same-sex couples.  It is part of the increasingly strong argument for looking again at the traditional ‘clobber’ texts, …

Evangelical Anglican disarray on same-sex marriage

by Christopher Brittain Christopher Brittain is the Dean of Divinity and Margaret E. Fleck Chair in Anglican Studies at Trinity College in the University of Toronto. The following is an article in which he examines the attempts of some leading evangelical theologians to address same-sex marriage and the rise of affirming theology and practice across …

How to reconcile differing consciences – a view from across the Pond

by Susan Russel The Episcopal Church of the United States has taken a very different approach to issues of human sexuality from its sister Church here in England.  Its General Convention has resolved that marriage is open to people regardless of their sexuality, and is seeking to respect the conscience of the minority for whom …