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Welby wasn’t shocking enough

by Andrew Brown

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 @ 12:06

ARCHBISHOP WELBY's remarks on LBC on African massacres and gay marriage caused limited excitement. I think they were instructive none the less.

They certainly did not cause the samekind of astonishment as Archbishop Williams did with his remarks on sharia, and this for a reason very disappointing to liberals: the idea of sharia in this country violates expectations. It is part of the English self-image that we are, if not Christian, certainly not Muslim: sharia is for foreigners, ...

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