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The key issue is scriptural authority

The US position means that other Anglicans must act for biblical truth, argues Peter Jensen

“Crisis”, “schism”, “division”, “break-up” — this has been the language of the past five years in the Anglican Communion. Again and again, we have reached “defining moments”, “crucial meetings”, and “turning points”, only to discover that they simply lead into another period of uncertainty.

Uncertainty is now over. The decisive moments have passed. Irreversible actions have occurred. The time has come for sustained thought about a different future. The Anglican Communion will ...

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