Well, here's the other side - if it comes from slightly more left of field than we're used to, so much the better:
"Last week I attended a modern-day equivalent of the Malthusian Ball. It was in the luxurious crypt of St Pancras Church in Euston rather than at the Dorchester and there was no dancing this time. But we were invited to drink ‘luxury Belgian beer from champagne flutes’ and to peruse £1,500 paintings depicting ‘teeming crowds’ as we debated the ‘population problem’. The attendees were more casually dressed than their 1933 forebears - no floor-draping dresses - but once again, in between sips from champagne glasses, men and women with pronunciation far more received than mine gathered to fret over how humankind is spreading like a ‘cancer’ (their word)."Read it all here
From Spiked-online last week
On the subject of (anglican) liberal clericalism - I can't comment on any other kind - it's exactly as 'Father Ted' comments:
"I'm not a fascist, I'm a priest. Fascists dress in black and go around telling people what to do, whereas...priests... "
Just substitute grey for black and a (optional) change of gender and there you have it. Although, don't you think brown is underrated as a clerical 'uniform'.....