This will hopefully be my last post on this issue, & all I really want to do is give you the link below. Justin Taylor has some very good thoughts on public/private conversations & what happened with ER2.
The Elephant Room: What Really Happened, and How Things Could Have Been Different – Justin Taylor. “We should not assume that these discussions are over. Perhaps the public-event conversation—whether it should have happened or not—will lead to private conversations, where theology can be explored, where questions can be asked, and where answers can be given. Let’s pray toward this end. Who knows what God might do?”