Hostility [towards himself] has come more from borderline people whether within the Church of England or without it: men not exactly obedient to any communion. This I find curiously consoling. It is at her centre, where her truest children dwell, that each communion is really closest to every other in spirit, if not in doctrine. And this suggests that at the centre of each there is a something or a Someone, who against all divergencies of belief, all differences ofI find that statement rich in observation and experience. I see what Lewis said applies to any denomination. When the middle position is thin, when on the right you have the fundamentalist fanatics and on the left you have libertine liberals, it is just a matter of time before a major split happens.
temperament, all memories of mutual persecution, speaks with the same voice.
Speaking of my denomination, I like what Dr. Ichabod said one time in his post. He said, he wished the crypto-papists and the church growthers would simply leave, and leave behind, the Concordians in peace. In truth as Augustinian Successor said, the former is more potent and dangerous than the latter. The latter is easily detected, but the former hides under the banner -"confessional", they can easily pull the wool over your eyes, specially if you are not familiar with Scripture and do not have time to check with the BoC.