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The myth of walking together

As we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the need to demytholo-gise unbiblical teaching and practice in the church remains as necessary as ever.

Charles Raven

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Archbishop Gregory Venables (left) | photo: GAFCON (Joy Gwaltney)

In the medieval Catholic Church a whole mythology had built up around the practice of penance, reaching its apogee in the systematic sale of indulgences which triggered Luther’s 95 Theses in 1517. Now the leadership of the Anglican Communion is generating its own postmodern mythology.