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Friday, February 23, 2007

From a Trinity Church Wall Street Parishioner

In the New York Sun:

Some of the most vocal opponents of the Episcopal Church's politics come from Africa, where Anglican archbishops are on the front lines of spreading the Gospel in the face of poverty, disease, and the influences of radical Islam. These men draw strength from the authority of the scriptures and the centuries-old traditions of the church. They are bewildered, to say the least, at what they see as arrogant actions of a rich American church.

Indeed, a common view among Episcopalians is that these Africans should either fall into line and stop criticizing their American brothers or risk ending the flow of American funding to their ministries. There's nothing like money, it seems, to coax people into seeing things your way.

Read it all here.

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