And she called the Lord who spoke to her, “You are El-roi,” by which she meant, “Have I not gone on seeing after He saw me!”
—Genesis 16:13 (Jewish Publication Society)
A church commission’s report providing the biblical and theological argument for the adoption of same-sex marriage does little to bridge the ideological gap between conservatives and liberals in the Anglican Church of Canada, according to theologians interviewed by the Anglican Journal.
As much as some quarters would have everyone believe, there’s no telling how the 2016 General Synod will act on a motion to change the church’s law so that clergy can marry same-sex couples.
The investment guidelines around a $24-million fund held by the Anglican Church of Canada have been changed to allow for a higher proportion of foreign stocks and “market neutral” investments, and a lower proportion of bonds.
What kinds of things ought the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) take into account in any decision to divest from fossil fuel companies?
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