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Former Archbishop of Canterbury: Britons Fighting for ISIS Must Be Denied Civilized Society; Revoke British Jihadists' Passport

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, writes in an op-ed piece that the hundreds of Britons fighting for foreign terrorist groups such as ISIS in Iraq must have their passports annulled and that Britain should no longer be ashamed about British identity in the name of "multiculturalism."

The doctrine of causal closure

Let us take a pair of electrons, Eric and Ed. Eric the electron is an electron in the body of Richard Dawkins. Ed is an electron inside the body of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Knowing this, we might know that Ed is far more likely to be inside of an Anglican Church this Sunday morning than is Eric. Show More Summary

At last! An Archbishop of Canterbury recognises that Islamists slaughter Christians

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has just issued a statement about the slaughter of Christians in Iraq that is both brave and perfectly judged. What an outstanding representative of… Continue reading The post At last! An Archbishop of Canterbury recognises that Islamists slaughter Christians appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Archbishop of Canterbury: Israel Has Right to Self-Defence, Rise in Anti-Semitism 'Unacceptable'

The Church of England's most senior bishop has backed Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas, and condemned the rise in anti-Semitic incidents in Britain. In a statement on his website, Justin Welby says that he "fully accepts...Show More Summary

Morning Roundup 7/15/14

Divorce Shocker; Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis; Domestic Violence Divorce Shocker: Most Marriages Do Make It—Paul Strand Shaunti Feldhahn has a new book. We talked a bit about it here on TBN, but it's another one of those divorce myths. Show More Summary

Head of Church of England hopeful vote will back women bishops

2 months agoReligion : FaithWorld

The Archbishop of Canterbury said he was hopeful that the Church of England's governing body would approve women bishops when it votes on the issue this week.

By supporting assisted dying, Lord Carey has united Christians against it

He didn’t mean to, but Lord Carey, the outspoken and unpopular former Archbishop of Canterbury, may just have carried out a minor miracle. By coming out in the Daily Mail… Continue reading The post By supporting assisted dying, Lord Carey has united Christians against it appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Lord Carey undermines his successor, again

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, has changed his mind about ‘assisted dying’ and intends to vote for Lord Falconer’s Bill, which will be debated in Parliament next week.… Continue reading The post Lord Carey undermines his successor, again appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Lord Carey is wrong: assisted dying is un-Christian

Well, this is both surprising and disappointing: Lord Carey has endorsed the assisted dying bill. It’s surprising because the former Archbishop of Canterbury has long been an advocate of social traditionalism and fostering a pro-life culture. Disappointing because he roots his arguments, imperfectly to say the least, in religious language. He says that opposing the [...]

Elton John Believes Jesus is For Same-Sex Marriage

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The ever colorful Sir Elton John thinks Pope Francis is "wonderful," Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is "doing a good job," Vladimir Putin just needs to meet some gay people to soften up, and oh yeah, Jesus? Totally cool with same-sex marriage. Read more...

Archbishop of Canterbury creates a stir with 'great' remark to gay magazine

4 months agoNews : Guardian News Blog

Justin Welby thinks it's great that parliament can and does pass laws but he opposes gay marriage and homophobia, aides say The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has told the gay magazine PinkNews it is "great" that parliamentShow More Summary

UK Archbishop: Gay Marriage is 'Great'

The Church of England was forced to re-state its opposition to same-sex marriage after its most senior cleric appeared to suggest that he thinks it is "great". Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was giving an interview to gay publication...Show More Summary

The Church Of England Plans To Battle Homophobia In Schools

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The Church Of England has come up with a plan to tackle antigay bullying in schools, and Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby has put all Anglican schools in England on notice about what will and won’t be tolerated. In guidance to the schools, Welby is open about the fact that the gay talk is “a divisive issue,” […]

Former Archbishop of Canterbury: Britain is a ‘Post-Christian Nation’

Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and leader in the Anglican church, was asked in an interview this weekend whether Britain is a Christian nation (as Prime Minister David Cameron recently alleged). Williams' response was very revealing:

Rowan Williams Says Britain Is a 'Post-Christian' Nation

Amid public debate sparked by Prime Minister David Cameron's recent statement that Britain is a Christian nation – a view supported by more than half the country's public – former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, tells a newspaper that Britain is now a "post-Christian" society, which, though remains haunted by Christianity.

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams: Britain a 'Post-Christian Nation'

From the Telegraph: Britain is now a “post-Christian” country, the former archbishop of Canterbury has declared, as research suggests that the majority of Anglicans and Roman Catholics now feel afraid to express their beliefs. In anShow More Summary

Lord Williams: Britain a ‘post-Christian’ country

Credits: WPA/Getty Images Alt Text: Rowan Williams Former Archbishop of Canterbury enters on-going debate One-Minute Read Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 8:57am Britain is a “post-Christian” country – that’s the verdict of the former Archbishop...Show More Summary

An ecologist imagines the world's end

5 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Paul Kingsnorth is an English writer whose environmental activism got him jailed in the 90s and praised by the archbishop of Canterbury and the Prime Minister in the 00s.

Gay marriage: the silence of the Archbishop of Canterbury

My goodness, this Archbishop of Canterbury is clever. Not in the self-conscious way that Rowan Williams was, but in his deft handling of Cole Moreton's sympathetic but crafty questions in our fascinating two-part interview with him. Take the subject which looms over this Easter Sunday, sowing division in parishes celebrating the Resurrection: gay marriage. Justin [...]

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