Sadly, nothing could be further from the truth for his human creatures. Ad Choices. Ester, the lay delegate, echoed that sentiment. This is less of a problem for American Episcopalians, who have breakaway "traditionalist" options, though why they should call themselves that defeats me, when women's apostolic witness and those of divergent sexuality seem to have at least as rich a tradition in the Church as anyone else. Bishop Stephen's letter comes after a former chaplain to the Queen said the Dean of Ely Cathedral had "adopted the secular views of a culture that has set its face against Christianity, and is waging a war against Judaeo-Christian culture. About The Author. Rather, he said, he is resigning — not retiring — as bishop of New Hampshire at a normal age for someone to scale back, and he intends to be active in some role he has not yet defined.
Those who know him say Robinson may have been feeling the strain of doing, in effect, two jobs:
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Given the range of ecclesiology from raging evangelicalism, to ultra-liberalism, to orthodox Anglo-Catholicism, holding this ragbag together was always likely to be a triumph of Christian optimism over religious experience.