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The Editorial

Methodist mess, Anglican angst

Sometimes, you really couldn’t make it up. There are some moments where the thought comes to mind: ‘How is that even a thing?’

Two recent examples spring to mind. In the first, the Methodist Church of Great Britain managed to approve two mutually-incompatible definitions of marriage: ‘Within the Methodist Church [marriage] is understood in two ways: that marriage can only be between a man and a woman; that marriage can be between any two people. The Methodist Church affirms both understandings…’ It’s just nonsense.