Women Bishops

So today after many years of debate the General Synod are voting on whether the Church of England should have women Bishops. Even though I am no doubt regarded as an arch traditionalist by many I believe the Church should have women bishops. I appreciate the argument that Jesus only chose men as disciples I take the view that he chose the best people for the job at the time and it just so happened that the best 12 were men. Just as today I have no concerns if the Board of Directors of a Company are all men or all women for that matter what matters is that the best people are chosen. I appreciate there are very strongly held on both sides of the debate and  I only hope that whatever the result both sides accept the result with grace and equanimity.

2 thoughts on “Women Bishops

  1. David. I agree about about both sides needing to accept the decision and move on. The last thing the Church needs at this time is being bogged down with division.

  2. Its got nothing to do with twelve all male disciples. It’s about a man called Adam and a woman called Eve. It also includes an apple and a serpent. It’s all there in a book MPs are requested to swear upon after they are elected to Parliament.

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