Over the weekend, the protestants of the Anglican communion acted like protestants. Good.
This past weekend the General Synod of the Church of England rejected a compromise over women’s ordination aimed at maintaining the unity of the Church of England. The compromise would have allowed for male Bishop’s only for those who reject female ordination and female bishops for the rest. A two-tiered episcopacy intended to maintain some semblance of unity.
The acceptance of women Bishops in the Church of England is now a foregone conclusion. Believe it or not, this is a good thing.
This closes for the good the escape hatch for those …