Wednesday, 4 July 2007

"No King, no Bishop": How Gordon Brown has deconstructed the Church of England

[...] As Canon A 6 says, ‘The government of the Church of England under the Queen’s majesty by archbishops, bishops, deans, provosts, archdeacons and the rest of the clergy and of the laity that bear office in the same is not repugnant to the Word of God’. Deny the role of the Queen, however, and you pull the plug on the rest. Read more

See also No King but Caesar? The Headship of the Church in Anglican Theology (pdf file)

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