Kendall Harmon on D025: Repealing B033 in Practice, and Failing in Courage and Honesty

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Having had a night to ponder and pray on it, this is my read of the attempt of D025. I think the reference in the floor debate to the "craft" of the resolution by the committee was revealing.

Whatever happened to principled theological liberalism [and blog readers know I do not like nor do I use this term]? If the House of Deputies leadership believes B033 should be repealed (and everyone knows that is the case), they should have the courage to repeal it.

They should also have the honesty to say what they are doing in unmistakably clear terms. The more frayed relationships get, and the more trust is in tatters, the more careful attention to precise communication matters.

Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)General Convention TEC House of Deputies* By Kendall

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