Wednesday, July 19, 2006

St. Paul: The Piskie's Party-Pooper

"...A British satire once parodied her attitude by depicting a progressive-minded clergyman saying, “I think we have to get away from this old idea that God is holy or something.” Exactly. Liberals specialize in superseding everything that came before them, urging us to “question authority.” It always turns out that they mean every form of authority except their own. Before that, they demand that we fall to our knees..." Continue...

"As a Catholic,
I feel a special sympathy for conservative Anglicans and Episcopalians. Talk about a hijacked religion!
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Time was when the Anglican Church was spoken of as the “via media” — a middle way between Catholicism and Protestantism, corresponding approximately to what C.S. Lewis called “mere Christianity,” affirming the basic and central doctrines almost all Christians shared.

Lewis, who died in 1963, wouldn’t recognize his church today, particularly its American branch. The Episcopal Church in this country has recently elected as its presiding bishop a woman named Katharine Jefferts Schori, an unabashed liberal-and-then-some who favors homosexual clergy and the blessing of same-sex unions..."

from Joseph Sobran