Anglican Bishop Appalled

Anglican Bishop appalled, according to Anglican News (Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Australia) March 2007, p2. In a response to Richard Dawkins’ book The God Delusion, Bishop George Browning writes: “Like you (Richard Dawkins) I am appalled by the teachings of creationism and of intelligent design. My reason for taking the teaching seriously rather than […]

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Quote: Bishop on Darwin

In 1882 Darwin was buried in Westminster Abbey where over the centuries much good theology has also been buried. His grave bears the simple inscription: Charles Robert Darwin, Born 12 February 1809, Died 19 April 1882. Pall bearers at the burial service included Sir Joseph Hooker, Alfred Russel Wallace, James Russell Lowell (U.S. Ambassador), and […]

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Anglicans, But Not Catholics, Apologise To Darwin

Anglicans, but not Catholics, apologise to Darwin, according to articles on the Church of England website and Reuters 16 September 2008. Rev Dr Malcolm Brown, Director of Mission and Public Affairs for the Church of England, says the Church owes Charles Darwin an apology for misunderstanding him and attacking him in the 1860s. In an […]

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Anglican Clergy Challenge Sex-Change Marriages

Anglican clergy challenge sex-change marriages, as reported in BBC News 29 February 2004. A new law in Britain enables transsexuals to marry and obligates all marriage registrars to accept their applications for marriage. In England all Anglican clergy are legal marriage registrars. The law does allow clergy to refuse to carry out such ceremonies themselves […]

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Archbishop Says Stop Teaching Creationism

Anglican Archbishop says stop teaching creationism reports The Guardian, 21 March 2006. “The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has stepped into the controversy between religious fundamentalists and scientists by saying that he does not believe that creationism – the Bible-based account of the origins of the world – should be taught in schools. Giving his […]

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