Monday, October 26, 2009

GetReligion on Rome and the usual suspects
On the media covering Rome’s offer to the last Anglo-Catholics. A.N. Wilson may not like the Pope but he understands Anglicanism and the Catholic/Protestant divide of infallible vs fallible church:
Hatched by Henry VIII and nurtured by his daughter Elizabeth I, the Church of England was an expression of that combination of tolerance and arrogance that marked the English governing class. It sat light to doctrine, and tried to accommodate many. But while that seemed a gentle thing to do, it did so because it actually laid claim to governing and controlling all.

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