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Anglican Communion Institute Analyzes GC 2006
Uncle Dino's Observations in Black and White ^ | 6/24/2006 | Uncle Dino

Posted on 06/24/2006 6:11:40 PM PDT by sionnsar

For a comprehensive analysis of what was expected of ECUSA and GC 2006 versus what was delivered, I recommend to you Andrew Goddard's report, posted at the Anglican Communion Institute website.  For the full report, click HERE

The key observation is this:

"the fundamental problem is more than simply two minds in one body, it is that there are two different and fundamentally incompatible understandings of the gospel (one of redemption from sin vs one of inclusion) and of the nature of the church (one of the one, holy catholic and apostolic church vs one of an American denomination)."

I mentioned to a colleague yesterday that while at GC 2006 I had chatted with a female priest from a neighboring parish in Northern Virginia, and that how we had a very cordial exchange.  She was a delightful person to talk with.  But I also know that on a theological basis we could not be more different in our understanding of the Gospel and its contemporary application.  At GC 2003 in Minneapolis, I met several members of Integrity, the homosexual lobby.  Once again, they were delightful people to meet, and once again we had two mutually exclusive views of the Gospel.

I say this as an encouragement to everyone on the theological spectrum to repect the humanity of one another despite our differences.  I have been classified as a right-wing extremist and a few other things, and I know that I have been less than charitable to others on a few occasions.  I also know that we are are fallen in our own ways and in need of a Savior, and that the love and transforming power of Jesus Christ is available to us all - should we choose to accept Him.

TOPICS: Mainline Protestant

1 posted on 06/24/2006 6:11:40 PM PDT by sionnsar
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2 posted on 06/24/2006 6:12:21 PM PDT by sionnsar (†† | Iran Azadi | SONY: 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0urs)
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Thanks for posting this; too late to read tonight as I suspect it will affect my sleep. I hope not...
3 posted on 06/24/2006 10:01:39 PM PDT by hummingbird (Bloggers killed the Media Stars.)
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