“The Anglican Communion is no longer what it used to be, and this Lambeth Conference is taking that seriously. Everybody in the Anglican Communion has got their own process of making sense of the Bible,” West said, adding that those who claimed to take Scripture more seriously than others were “just trying to talk more loudly or stamp their feet more firmly.”
The bishops I have talked to seem to be cautiously optimistic about the outcome of events here. They came with the hopes of building relationships with bishops from other provinces, and, for the most part, they have accomplished that. Their aim now is to get out of Dodge before anything happens to undermine those friendships.
Let him, then, who would be indeed a Christian, watch over his ways and over his heart with unceasing circumspection. Let him endeavour to learn, both from men and books, particularly from the lives of eminent Christians, what methods have been actually found most effectual for the conquest of every particular vice, and for improvement in every branch of holiness.