Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Faith-Based Big Tent Baloney of Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson

News Analysis

By David W. Virtue
March 11, 2104

In his inaugural column for The Daily Beast, the first openly gay Anglican (actually Episcopal) bishop explains why he's critical of organized religion and why love is supreme.

ROBINSON: Maybe you're religious, and maybe you're not. Maybe you're one of many who claim to be spiritual but not religious-which I take to mean that you hold many of the values espoused by one religion or another, but you're highly suspicious of organized/institutional religion and its failure to live out its stated values. It reminds me of G.K. Chesterton's famous line: "The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried."

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