An Anglican future, made in Africa

The biblical drama of sin, mercy, healing, salvation and liberation will reassert itself

Originally Published in the National Post: Thursday, February 22, 2007

It has been remarked for a long time that the centre of gravity in the Christian world is shifting from north to south, from North America and Europe to Africa and Asia. The meeting of Anglican Primates this past week in Tanzania might be marked as the moment when that shift made its first global impact. Continue reading

Freedom number one

Originally Published in the National Post: Thursday, February 15, 2007

What is the most important freedom protected in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms? We could start with the first one listed: “freedom of conscience and religion.” This week’s series on the 25th anniversary of the Charter has addressed at length equality rights, which have dominated Charter jurisprudence, but what about the first freedom?

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