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Inspiration from Episcopal "Presiding Bishop" Frank Griswold

By Diogenes (articles ) | Sep 10, 2003

"I find it illuminating to think of these webs of relationship which constitute our lives as being forcefields of energy in which our various perspectives and ways of embodying the gospel constantly interact-- challenging and enlarging one another and thereby more fully revealing God’s truth. Difference, and the capacity to welcome otherness, are essential to the vitality of these various forcefields. And the energy which gives them life is love. This is my understanding of what it means to be the body of Christ."

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  • Posted by: visions - Sep. 11, 2003 12:23 PM ET USA

    Beam me up Commander Griswold !

  • Posted by: patriot6908 - Sep. 10, 2003 2:40 PM ET USA

    I am always amazed on how God's "truth" seems to reflect the current fads sweeping around us. Our local Episcopal parish has a special weekly service for pets. It must be the revenge of St. Thomas More on Henry's legacy. One need only to look at the tree to see where the apples fall.

  • Posted by: Pseudodionysius - Sep. 10, 2003 11:04 AM ET USA

    May the force be with you.

  • Posted by: extremeCatholic - Sep. 10, 2003 10:51 AM ET USA

    It is it's own parody. Is this the gospel according to Friendster?

  • Posted by: - Sep. 10, 2003 10:49 AM ET USA

    Huh? "Webs of relationship", "Forcefields of energy", "Otherness". Translation: Homosexuality. Did he also say "May the force(field) be with you"? Oh what a tangled web he weaves...

  • Posted by: AveMaria580 - Sep. 10, 2003 10:28 AM ET USA

    It sounds very New Age with elements of Wicca: "webs of relationship." And they really are webs although not of relationship. More like spider webs to trap the unwary. "Enter my web said the spider to the fly." No wonder the Episcopals took in Matthew Fox.

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