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Do I Understand What You Are Saying?

Leander S Harding

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Editor: Although this applies to the Episcopal Church, it is instructive to note how deeply the acceptance of the homosexual agenda has corrupted Christian dogma in the Episcopalian Church.

An Open Letter to Bishops and Deputies who Participated in General Convention 2006.

Dr. Leander S. Harding of Trinity Evangelical School for Ministry summarizes the theological arguments that he has heard from Episcopal Church leaders in support of their revisionist position on human sexuality. He offers this summary not to endorse the revisionist arguments, but rather to help orthodox church members understand and rebut those arguments more effectively. The IRD has received Dr. Harding's permission to publish this piece, for the interest of its readers in various denominations.

I was able to observe the House of Bishops and House of Deputies briefly first hand during the convention and I have followed closely the proceedings on the internet and through the media. Below are some conclusions I have developed as a result of my observation both by following the official deliberations and through more informal conversations. I wonder if I have heard correctly, and I welcome remarks from bishops and deputies about whether I have an accurate take on the center of opinion in the national leadership of the Episcopal Church. What follows are statements that I believe reflect the consensus of opinion in the national leadership of the Episcopal Church, particularly as reflected in the General Convention that just met in Columbus, Ohio. Do I understand correctly?

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Posted: 25-Jul-06



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