Skip to comments.Feel The Love [TEC]
Posted on 11/17/2006 4:09:19 PM PST by sionnsar
Never mind TEC officially filing presentment charges against Network priests or bishops. Never mind "abandonment of communion." If this guy has his way, people will get run for thinking the wrong things:
But limiting the destruction should not and must not be the goal. These men preach division, hatred, and a warped view of Christianity that in the name of abstractions or adherence to what they consider the faith, does spiritual violence to living people whose only goal is to follow and worship Christ.
The Episcopal Church has not once offered a rationale for why it is acceptable for bishops and other clergy to preach such hatred, lies and condemnation and to do such spiritual violence to the Church, much less to the souls who comprise her. It has not once delivered a rationale stating why preachers of division must be given free reign to attack and undermine the Church from inside itself. It has not once made the case for why bishops, especially, must be the ones to undermine and attack the Church.
The Church must not continue to suborn this type of hatred and bile by turning a blind eye to it. It is a spiritual violence that has spread too far and that must be confronted and stopped. The Church must take clear action to remove such men from their positions. They are supposed to be symbols for, and real examples of, Christian unity. But what too many of them have become are real examples of a corrupt and swinish episcopacy.
"These men preach division, hatred, and a warped view of Christianity." "The Episcopal Church has not once offered a rationale for why it is acceptable...to preach such hatred, lies and condemnation and to do such spiritual violence to the Church." "A corrupt and swinish episcopacy." Well, at least dude didn't let his rhetoric get away from him.
Props to Double G.
suborn: 1 : to induce secretly to do an unlawful thing; 2 : to induce to commit perjury....
Gotta love "Admiral of Morality's" command of the English language.
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