LETTER TO THE TIMES (UK)


(www.timesonline.co.uk)

Written during the controversy over Gene Robinson's consecration in US Episcopal Church

PUBLISHED ON 6th NOVEMBER 2003

DIVISIONS IN THE ANGLICAN CHURCH

Sir, It is liberating to have an understanding of the scriptures of the major world faith traditions which allows me to say: "that is what people claimed thousands of years ago to be right or to be the will of their god, but what they believed then does not constrain how I think today ".
To my mind, it is part of the dignity and responsibility of being human that we have to work out our moral conclusions, however provisional, for ourselves.
ANDREW FURLONG

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