Monday, October 1, 2007

What Of Scripture?

...the announcement by the Anglican Church's highest legal authority that there is nothing in the church's constitution that would prevent the consecration of a woman priest as a bishop in Australia is a milestone in the history of the church and one that removes the last impediment to full equality for women within it.

Clearing the way for female bishops is the logical extension of the decision 15 years ago to allow female priests; it reflects the realities of the century we live in, not anachronisms from centuries past.

You can read more here.

Some questions:
-How does scritpure speak to this situation?
-Should a Church's constitution supercede scripture?
-What is the contention that splits churches on this issue?

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