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  •  who are these liberal churches? (0+ / 0-)

    i'd really like to know.  

    i tell religious people i know that jesus said 'he who is without sin cast the first stone' about sex so they should at least stop giving gay people a hard time even if they can't accept them being gay.

     

    One thing you gotta give rich people credit for. They might have nearly all the money but they are really stingy about spending it, so, nobody benefits.

    by bluefaction on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 07:06:30 PM PDT

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    •  The Episcopalian Church ordains gay ministers (1+ / 0-)
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      for example. Unitarians are famously progressive and pro-gay. Likewise many churches within established Protestant denominations--remember, there are more than 4000 of them.  Christianity is a very fractured, contentious and diverse theological domain. Liberal Christians, like other kinds of progressives, get very short shrift in mass media. The Tea Party groups and wacko Christians are front-page news, but groups that care for the poor, the sick, the elderly and the homeless are invisible because they go about their business quietly.  I know a lot of Christians who are musicians, artists, activists and you never hear about them. They're perfectly content to quietly do the work of helping "the least among us", just as Jesus demanded of his followers.  

      I never liked you and I always will.

      by Ray Blake on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 08:23:49 PM PDT

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      •  well, that's pretty awesome (0+ / 0-)

        One thing you gotta give rich people credit for. They might have nearly all the money but they are really stingy about spending it, so, nobody benefits.

        by bluefaction on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 10:10:52 PM PDT

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