Skip to comments.'Duck Dynasty,' meet Pope Francis
Posted on 12/23/2013 8:32:21 PM PST by Belteshazzar
If any given religion and its holy writings can be used to support diametrically opposed conclusions about how to live life and how to approach politics, why should religious faith be taken seriously?
Please forgive such a stark question in Christmas week, when we tend to file away hard issues in the name of joy, warmth, family and, yes, commerce. And lets stipulate that this is a healthy impulse in light of the meanness that characterizes many of our debates.
But the defrocking of a Methodist minister for performing a gay wedding service and the Duck Dynasty controversy remind us that the appearance of a savior whose ministry led to the creation of one of the worlds most durable religions did not end our battles with each other over what God demands.
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He’s a mainstream scumbag is about all I’ll say
Don,t know what happened, i spaced everything but it did not come out spaced.
The word of God is not ‘theology.’
Theology is man’s invention to twist God’s word.
I rarely read EJ Dionne’s columns. He is reliably liberal and is a typical leftist who embraces the love part of the Christian Gospel while avoiding the cross, sin, and the call to conversion.
A nice read; and it couldn’t have come at a nicer timeChristmas Eve. Thank you.
Pope Francis and Phil Robertson have the exact same views on practicing homosexuals. The Obama-loving EJ Cafeteria Catholic Dionne needs to start abiding by Catholic teachings or find himself another faith.