Opening Eucharist Theatrics at Anglican Communion’s Lambeth Conference Irked Some.

BUT WHY? Craig Uffman reports at the Covenant blog:

Archbishop Rowan made the rather interesting choice of having a Ceylonese bishop deliver the sermon whose biography seems sure to be provocative to many conservative Anglicans.  But the widely reported conservative angst about a Buddhist chant being sung at the conclusion of the service turns out to be much ado over nothing: while the tune was from the preacher’s predominately Buddhist culture, the lyrics,  “were a paean to the Trinity,” which is reminiscent of Charles Wesley’s frequent adaptation of popular beer-drinking chanties into Christian hymns.

See full article at Lambeth: Opening Eucharist Theatrics Irk Some | Covenant

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