literalistically disinvited

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jul 12, 2006

Perhaps you were not aware that:

  • Tuberculosis and malaria are major challenges-- no, the major challenges-- facing the Episcopal Church in the US today.
  • Jesus is "our vehicle to the divine," but there may be another bus coming in a few minutes, and we certainly don't want to be "bickering about fine points of doctrine."
  • Evolution should be taught in schools. "To try to read the Bible literalistically about such issues disinvites us from using the best of recent scholarship."
  • If you want to fly an airplane, you need to focus. If you want to be Presiding Bishop of the ECUSA, focus is not so important.

For these insights, and more, we are indebted to a Time magazine interview of Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. But I disinvite you to read it literalistically.

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  • Posted by: SentimentalGent - Dec. 27, 2010 4:32 PM ET USA

    Rice's remarks are one way to keep herself known, even if it is on a Catholic newspaper's website. It's like a lot of dissidents in the Church hanging around year after year complaining about everything. They could leave and go to any number of Protestant ecclesial communities that hold their positions, but if they go, then then become part of a like-minded group, rather than staying, complaining and getting notoriety for the brave, rebellious positions. Yes, let's pray for Anne Rice.

  • Posted by: pauljworthington637024 - Dec. 23, 2010 10:53 AM ET USA

    Apparently, she isn't finished with the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church. Keep her in your prayers. Also, keep another Anne in your prayers for me. Merry Christmas