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Homosexuality and Anglicanism The Anglican Approach to Moral Questions
“What Scripture doth plainly deliver, to that first place both of credit and obedience is due; the next whereunto is whatsoever any man can necessarily conclude by force of reason; after these the voice of the Church succeedeth. That which the Church by her ecclesiastical authority shall probably think and define to be true or good, must in congruity of reason over-rule all other inferior judgments whatsoever” Richard Hooker, The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, V.8:2
Hooker’s Principles Scripture: The ultimate authority, as it contains special revelation from God Reason: When Scripture does not speak plainly, truth flows from what reason can necessarily conclude from reflection upon Scripture Tradition: When reason is applied in the preceding manner, the voice of the Church in its highest councils, both past and present, is authoritative
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