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  • Church mulls 'phrasing' change for Holy Trinity

    06/20/2006 4:35:44 AM PDT · by pageonetoo · 211 replies · 3,235+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 20, 2006 | Richard Ostling
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- At some Presbyterian churches the Holy Trinity -- "Father, Son and Holy Spirit" -- will be out. "Mother, Child and Womb" is in. Delegates to the national assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted yesterday to "receive" a policy paper on sex-inclusive language for the Trinity, a step short of approving it. Church officials are enabled to propose "experimental liturgies" with "alternative phrasings" for the Trinity, but congregations won't be required to use them. Besides "Mother, Child and Womb" and "Rock, Redeemer, Friend," options include: • "Lover, Beloved, Love" • "Creator, Savior, Sanctifier" • "King of Glory,...