Sex, politics, and poverty evidently aren't hot enough topics for The Episcopal Church's presiding bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori. Wednesday, she threw a grenade on personal salvation, too. She even took a swipe at the "sinners prayer" -- a brief-but-intense prayer admitting to sin and submitting to Jesus. There's no agreed text for this prayer but variations of it are central to evangelical/pentecostal Protestantism. The Episcopal Church has been boiling for years in a fundamental disagreement over its theological direction ...Read it all here including national reaction from other faith groups.
Saturday, July 11, 2009
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