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S. M. Hutchens on Sectarian Endurance & Women's Ordination

Not long ago, Touchstone received for possible review a book of positive reflections on GAFCON, the Global Anglican Future Conference, established in 2008 as "a global family of authentic Anglicans standing together to retain and restore the Bible to the heart of the Anglican Communion" and working to "guard and proclaim the unchanging, transforming Gospel" against "moral compromise, doctrinal error and the collapse of biblical witness" in parts of the Anglican world. What Christian of Touchstonian temper could possibly quarrel with such a praiseworthy reason for existence?

One of the considerations GAFCON found it necessary to place to the side for the formation of its fellowship, however, was a . . .

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S. M. Hutchens is a senior editor.

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