Rowan Williams Quotes

Four Quotes by: Rowan Williams of Church of England Archbishop of Canterbury.

Over the years increasing exposure to and engagement with the Buddhist world in particular has made me aware of practices not unlike the 'Jesus Prayer' and introduced me to disciplines that further enforce the stillness and physical focus that the prayer entails,” ... Walking meditation, pacing very slowly and coordinating each step with an out-breath, is something I have found increasingly important as a preparation for a longer time of silence.
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 2nd July 2014.
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Having seen at first hand—in Anglican schools in Britain—how warmly young children can respond to the invitation offered by meditation in this tradition, I believe its potential for introducing young people to the depths of our faith to be very great indeed.
Source here on the Internet. Dated: 10th October 2012.

[describing the Book of Revelation as] tightly written pen driving into cheap paper, page after page of parnoid fantasy and malice, like the letters clergymen so frequently get from the wretched and disturbed.
Sourced from an article: The Daily Telegraph by . Dated: 6th January 2002

I concluded that an active sexual relationship between two people of the same sex might therefore reflect the love of God in a way comparable to marriage, if and only if it had about it the same character of absolute covenanted faithfulness … I have reached this definitive conclusion after 20 years of study and prayer.
Series of Letters to Deborah Pitt. Dated: 2001

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