Skip to comments.Leaning Left, but Not When It Comes to Gay Bishops
Posted on 07/17/2006 11:59:33 AM PDT by sionnsar
Amid the heated debates over culture and religion in this country, All Angels Church in New York City has become a battleground that defies easy categorization.
The parish, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, clings to a staunchly conservative theology, even though it is in an overwhelmingly liberal diocese of the Episcopal Church of the United States. Many in the congregation of about 300 young professionals, artists and even homeless people are proudly liberal in their politics. But they do not seem to carry that liberalism into their plain sanctuary, bathed in warm sunlight on Sunday mornings.
Its a group that in large part tends toward theological orthodoxy, practical compassion and political liberalism, said Todd Dorman, the churchs director of worship, who was once a lead singer in a rock band and who earned a Master of Fine Arts in fiction from Columbia University. That is just a very lonely place to be.
Grappling with the growing crisis in the Episcopal Church over homosexuality has especially tortured the parish, which will take a major step this month toward potentially cleaving itself from the denomination one day.
The parish will formally join the Anglican Communion Network...
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Like most liberals, they're all for any lunacy as long as it impacts someone else.
Wow...Once again, this will not end well...
Wow! Take that Vikie Gene!
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