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A Clarification on my Response to the Secretary-General’s Statement: Michael Poon

29. September 2007

Comment

First, I wish to clarify that my response is not meant to be a personal attack on Canon Kenneth Kearon. My reference to the “heart of darkness” refers to a pervasive mentality in some parts in our Communion, which takes a view that the “post-liberal” outlook is superior, and should be enforced to the rest of the world.  The...

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“Heart of Darkness” - A response by Michael Poon

27. September 2007

Comment

Heart of Darkness: A Response to the Statement by the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion on behalf of the Joint Standing Committee of the Primates and the Anglican Consultative Council, 26 September 2007 Michael Poon “And this also . . . has been one of the dark places of the earth (Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness).” The...

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The Compilation of the Catechism (for the Church in China, 1984)

28. March 2007

Comment

CATECHISM - The Compilation of the Catechism Tian Feng No.2, 1984 We praise the Lord that the Catechism compiled by the China Christian Council was published in September, 1983, and has been issued to churches and Christians throughout the country. The book is not very large, but it represents the prayers and united efforts of...

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Ephraim Radner and Michael Poon on the Proposed Covenant: Summary of discussions

09. March 2007

Comment

1. Making Promises: the Proposed Anglican Covenant in the life of Communion - Ephraim Radner evaluates the Proposed Covenant (Ed: This started the discussion and debate) 2. A Very Godly Order: A Response to Ephraim’s evaluation by Michael Poon 3. Uncovering the light: the Proposed Covenant our Anglican Heritage. A response to Dr....

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The trivial round, the common task: Sober Notes to Dr Radner - Michael Nai-Chiu Poon

08. March 2007

Comment

The trivial round, the common task, Will furnish all we ought to ask; Room to deny ourselves, a road To bring us daily nearer God. (Keble) I am grateful for Dr Radner’s swift response to my comments on his exposition of the Proposed Covenant.  Yes, I agree with what he affirms. However, my concerns may have been misread. Some are...

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Uncovering the light:  the Proposed Covenant our Anglican Heritage.  A response to Dr. Poon

07. March 2007

Comment

by Ephraim Radner As always, I am grateful for Dr. Poon’s courtesy in deeming my remarks worth his time to comment upon.  And, as has proved the case in the past, I am not sure that we disagree as much as he seems to indicate!  My own discussion of the Proposed Covenant upon which he comments derives simply from my role as a...

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A Very Godly Order:A Response to Ephraim Radner’s Making Promises: the Proposed Anglican Covenant…

06. March 2007

Comment

A Very Godly Order: A Response to Ephraim Radner’s Making Promises: the Proposed Anglican Covenant in the Life of the Communion - Michael Nai-Chiu Poon   “. . . A very godly order, agreeable to the Word of God and the Primitive Church, very comfortable to all good people desiring to live in Christian conversation,...

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The Ways of Obedience: Scripture and Global South - Michael Poon

03. March 2007

Comment

The Ways of Obedience: Scripture and Global South: 1 Michael Nai-Chiu Poon, Singapore “Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts: . . . ” (Venite) It was not a time for elation for Global South Primates when they received the Communion Sub-group Report at Dar es Salaam in February 2007.  The...

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Reconstructing GC2006 for Communion Building: Further Comments on the Communion Sub-group Report

19. February 2007

Comment

by Michael Poon, Singapore I welcome Andrew Goddard’s following assessment (at

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A Confused Report: Initial comments on the Communion Sub-group Report - Michael Nai-Chiu Poon

17. February 2007

Comment

“There are enormous issues going forward in the Anglican Communion, and this document will not help us to address them, let alone solve them. Rather the reverse: it will polarize opinion in deeply unhelpful ways, leaving many in the church to suppose that ‘all evangelicals’ think like this, and so driving many in the centre ground,...

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