"Dialogue" & Chaos
Dr. Geoffrey Kirk notes on his blogsite Ignatius, His Conclave (October 31, 2019):
Seldom have orthodox Christians called the bluff of the liberals. They have been prepared to acknowledge that the innovations were church-dividing issues; but they have—with few exceptions—stopped short of dividing the Church.
Step forward the evangelical [Anglican] Archbishop of Sydney, Dr. Glen Davies, who called for gay marriage supporters to leave the church, provoking from liberals the expected response: "he seems to want to exclude people rather than to engage with them."
What liberals want is endless conversation, dialogue without terminus. . . .
An End in Itself
I had never thought about this tactic in exactly those . . .
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