Archbishop Welby sets the agenda for the Anglican future: Anglican Ink, September 24, 2013 September 24, 2013Posted by geoconger in Anglican Communion, Anglican Ink, Archbishop of Canterbury, Church of England.
Tags: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Justin Welby, Wycliffe College
Toronto: The Archbishop of Canterbury has laid out his vision for a reformed and renewed Anglican Communion during an address delivered last week at Wycliffe College of the University of Toronto.
The Anglican way forwards was through a church whose mission and message had a concrete impact on the real world of modern men and women. But this church was not merely a vehicle for good works, but one that took a wholly Christ-centered approach to theology and was grounded entirely in the New Testament.
In an unscripted address via Skype to the “Back to the Anglican Future: The Toronto Congress 1963 and the Future of Global Communion” Conference held on 18 September 2013 Archbishop Welby acknowledged the impact of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ideal of the Church as “Christ existing as community” as his guide.
Read it all at Anglican Ink.