Comments on: Orthodox Anglicans skate around schism at conference http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: The Truth Is... http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/comment-page-1/#comment-4622 Fri, 27 Jun 2008 05:25:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/#comment-4622 I agree – but tell that to the religious bigots!

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By: Shane Polak http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/comment-page-1/#comment-4552 Wed, 25 Jun 2008 05:44:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/#comment-4552 Discrimination in the bible? How can this be? Is not the bible the Holy Word of God? Did not God come down to earth and write us a book so that we could follow? The answer to that is no. It is a book written by the hands of men. Sure the men were God inspired. But did God speak directly to them? If this were a court of law it would be ruled hearsay.

When the bible mentions God speaking to prophets or teachers of the law there is no mention of homosexuality. However there is mention of sexual immorality. You know the story of Soddom and Gommorah.

Even Jesus never mentioned homosexuality in his sermons. If homosexuality is so bad why did not Jesus come out against it as well? Jesus did eat with tax collectors and prostitutes. It makes me think he would have eaten with homosexuals too.

Modern translations of the bible have proven that words have been changed from the original Hebrew. This is noted by the Naked Archeologist on the Vision Network. In one particular episode he concluded that where in English the bible said giants lived among men; in Hebrew a different term was used all together.

So the bible has been heavily influenced by Man. It is fallible. As soon as the world’s faithful realize this they may begin to accept that we must love one another and not breed hate and contempt on those whose lifestyles we don’t agree with. We must love them as we love ourselves.

In the words of the crew in Battlestar Gallactica “So say we all”.

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By: The Truth Is... http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/comment-page-1/#comment-4524 Tue, 24 Jun 2008 12:25:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/06/20/orthodox-anglicans-skate-around-schism-at-conference/#comment-4524 As Martina Navratilova pointed out recently, 100 years ago their was a major schism within the church about whether slavery was ok as a sideline.

Eventually the slavery supporters declined and gave in: slavery was deemed anti-Christian. Whoopee! But what took the idiots so long to ditch approval of slvery?

The same thing will happen with homosexuality: eventually the bigots, charlatans and vicious hypocrites will all be proven to be nothing more than antique gas.

Gays, lesbians and the bisexual folk will be accepted as natural manifestations of the varied human condition.

Just a shame that Africa has so many vicious hypocrites and apparent fascists of reactionanry claptrap.

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