Theological challenge to solely Binary Marriage

In this latest offering from C. o E. General Synod member Jayne Ozanne’s FaceBook page we have a theological contribution from an English cleric, whose rationale for a covenanted Same Sex relationshi akin to Marriage is quite compelling. I note just one instance of this theory: When Scripture describes the whole human family in the Church – both female and male – as ‘The Bride of Christ’ – a reference to the fact that, as Saint Paul tells us: “In Christ, there is neither male nor female….” Also, there are special same-sex relationships in the Bible that most people are familiar with that need to be taken into account when discussing such matters as marital covenants.

Father Ron Smith, Christchurch, New Zealand.

About kiwianglo

Retired Anglican priest, living in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardent supporter of LGBT Community, and blogger on 'Thinking Anglicans UK' site. Theology: liberal, Anglo-Catholic & traditional. regarding each person as a unique expression of Christ, and therefore lovable.
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