A New Anglican Difficulties
See this delightful conversation, at The Telegraph, Feb. 24, with Anglican canon chancellor Edward Norman, who will be joining the Catholic Church later this year:
"My new book is not actually a criticism of the Church of England," says Canon Edward Norman, chancellor of York Minster, choosing his words with donnish precision.
Is he serious? Two minutes later, he declares: "There is a big hole at the centre of Anglicanism its authority. I don't think it's a Church; it's more of a religious society." This is the most hurtful criticism that one can make of any Church: to say that it is not a Church.
In fact, his book, Anglican Difficulties: A New Syllabus of Errors, is one of the most ferocious assaults ever launched on the Church of England. It is all the more deadly because its author is not a traditionalist quote-merchant, but a leading Church intellectual....
See John Henry Newman's "Anglican Difficulties":
Lane Core Jr. CIW P Thu. 02/26/04 06:41:03 AM
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