Friday, September 25, 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury's Plan for the Anglican Communion

Some people are puzzled by the Archbishop of Canterbury's plan for the Anglican Communion. Here's what he said:

"Our way forward must respect the decisions of Lambeth 1998... recognising that the way in which proclamation happens and the pressures on us vary greatly between Provinces. We each live in a different context.

“The difference between our societies and cultures, as well as the speed of cultural change in much of the global north, tempts us to divide as Christians: when the command of scripture, the prayer of Jesus, the tradition of the church and our theological understanding urges unity."

Clear? No, it isn't. So here's a helpful translation from Shakani:

"Allow us this evening to elucidate a bit more clearly, a bit more precisely on the belief system leg of that prism. For understand, that within the vibration, the frequency of All That Is, and within the vibration, the signature vibration that you are - are your belief systems, and these too are vibratory frequencies - vibratory frequencies in this case of awareness. But, when you utilize those particular frequencies there are always corresponding results depending on which frequency you choose. So therefore perhaps you can say, your primary belief in life is the primary frequency through which you are choosing to explore at this time."

You get it now, right?



LL said...

Wouldn't be easier for them to "come unto Christ" and accept his teachings rather than mix the doctrines of progressive and corrupt people with scripture?

LSP said...

You'd think so, but apparently not...

Michael Peterson said...

He seems like a man with his feet each on different ice floes that are slowly drifting apart. Yes, the final sentence suggests that one of those is still a recognizable form of Anglican Christianity, but the other is pluralism. He's going to have to choose between ice floes, or get wet.

LSP said...

Wisely put, Padre.