The Rev Dr Peter Mullen has served as an Anglican priest for 50 years. His most recent cure of souls was as Rector of St Michael's, Cornhill in the City of London. He has published more than forty books of theology and philosophy, and has written for many publications including the Wall Street Journal.
Church of England bishops have decided to stick to the church’s traditional teaching that marriage is “between a man and a woman,” which will lead to no small amount of lamenting within that Church about not keeping up with secular morality.
A.N. Whitehead famously said that all Western philosophy is “footnotes to Plato.” In the same way, as Benedict says, the history of Western psychological understanding and insight comes directly from Augustine.