sinners in the hands of an angry god
By Diogenes (articles ) | November 02, 2006 1:54 PM
For His Grace Roger Herft, the Anglican Archbishop of Perth, the unenlightened are all misogynists at bottom:
"We are rightly horrified by the tone and language used by the sheik in his use of the phrase 'uncovered meat' to describe women who do not wear the 'hijab'," the archbishop said.
"In our haste to judge, let us not forget that similar views are found in the Christian faith, as it is found in secular ideologies portrayed in the degrading view of 'the sheila'.
"In the recent [Sydney debate on ordaining women], the foundational issues were argued with more sophistication, but the basis on which the determination never to allow women into the ordained ministry was canvassed on similar grounds."
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Posted by: -
Nov. 03, 2006 11:35 AM ET USA
Actually he's an "Australian" Anglican bishop, Perth being in Australia and all.
Posted by: rpp -
Nov. 03, 2006 9:37 AM ET USA
He's Anglican. He's a an Anglican *Bishop*. He's an *American* Anglican Bishop. 'Nuff said.
Posted by: JARay -
Nov. 02, 2006 7:44 PM ET USA
That particular Mufti followed up his comments about women wearing skimpy clothing being similar to uncovered meat, with the comment that there would never be peace, until the White House was destroyed. Such a way with words!! And, Oh, he was taken out of context!
Posted by: Hammer of Heretics -
Nov. 02, 2006 5:46 PM ET USA
"The divinely sanctioned world view authenticated by the selective use of scripture … keeps women in subjection." And what "non-selective" scripture verses would lead one to believe that Christ intended to ordain women?
Posted by: Pseudodionysius -
Nov. 02, 2006 5:34 PM ET USA
Posted by: -
Nov. 02, 2006 2:30 PM ET USA
Don't agree with me? Well, it is obvious that you are not capable of understanding what I know to be fact. What's that? No, No, your arguments are mistaken opinions. What? No, I'm not stating opinions. I deal in facts. Why, the board of such-n-such has done studies and taken polls to determine the facts. You really need to smarten up and join the club. Gnosticism at its finest.