... and do nothing, absolutely nothing about reconciliation.
What kind of Christian grace and freedom is it that refuses to dialogue and to converse over a grievance and instead waits, and waits, and waits until the full force of the law can be brought against a fellow Christian with whom one is out of sorts?
Is there a need to call out the emperor's lack of gospel clothing here? To all intents and purposes, this seems to be folly by TEC. Is this approach, weighted in terms of recourse to the law and not to the gospel, fully compatible with the nature of our fellowship in Christ, a fellowship which is the heart of being an Anglican Communion?
In case you are wondering what this is all about, then read the Living Church here, and for detailed comment, read Anglican Curmudgeon here.
Bishop John Harrower of Tasmania has come out in support of +Mark Lawrence in a published letter here.