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Ghana gives lie to ‘good disagreement’

Ever since the question of homosexual practice came to prominence at the 1998 Lambeth Conference, successive Archbishops of Canterbury have sought to deflect the underlying question of the authority of Scripture by focusing on questions of process.

Charles Raven

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Archbishop Justin Welby was explicit on this point when he recently laid out his hopes for next year’s Lambeth Conference, writing that ‘It is unlikely that we will have a single common understanding’ but ‘we are called to find ways of continuing together … and where we disagree, disagreeing well’.