Nov 14, 2011

LIVE FREE OR DIE: ¨Where now comes the threat to our liberty? You need look no further than Lambeth Palace¨ Lay Anglicana

¨The phrase ‘Live Free or Die‘ has a history dating back at least to the Enlightenment, but my favourite use of it is on the licence plates for the state of New Hampshire...¨

¨Where now comes the threat to our liberty? You need look no further than Lambeth Palace (see previous post on ‘Countdown to the Chains of the Anglican Covenant’ HERE  ). So what if the intention is not the enslavement of Anglicans around the world to the ‘Instruments of Communion’? – do you not think that this phrase has chillingly Orwellian tones? – our enslavement is what will be the result. The post-Covenant character of Anglicanism will be a totalitarian régime which seeks, not episcopal oversight, but archiepiscopal and episcopal thought control. If you think I am exaggerating, I invite you to look at the documents produced by the lobby in favour of the Covenant and then re-read the Newspeak of 1984 HERE.

Anglicanism has always offered its adherents a faith less concerned with the minutiae of doctrine (holding such debate up to ridicule by characterising it as the discussion of how many angels could fit on the head of a pin) than how to lead a Christian life, informed by the creeds and 39 Articles and inspired by Hooker’s scripture, tradition and reason. The Covenant takes 5,123 words to describe future doctrine, which will be enforced by the Instruments of Communion, rather than individual conscience which has sufficed in the past...¨ please read it all, HERE

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Laura Sykes said...

Thank-you Leonardo.
Oh you take the high road, and I'll take the low road, and we'll defeat the Covenant together?
I think I have just hit on a song for our campaign - see

Of all the bloggers, I think you and I write the strongest stuff - too strong for some, maybe, but it needs saying just the same.

Keep on keeping on!

Leonardo Ricardo said...

Dear Laura, I´m pleased to be blogging along with you...yes, it´s true, in my case I no longer could/can pretend people were/are nicer/better or more well-intentioned than they make themselves CLEAR NOT TO BE! The Anglican Covenant creators are clearly intend to ¨outcast¨ others at the Body of Christ.

Once upon time(s) in my life I specialized in rationalization, denial and ¨assuming¨ some negative things and some harmful people were just fine...well, they couldn´t have meant it! Surely they misunderstand? Alas, they DO MEAN IT (emphasis on the mean) and it was my own wishful thinking (sometimes taken to the extreme of codependent raving insanity) that made me PRETEND all was well when I was being damned to HELL! Well that unwellness (for me and others), no matter the cost, I can´t/won´t ignore ANYMORE!

Thank you for helping me keep my eye on the ball!