Re: A freely choosing God? (was: Faith, Evolution, and Tax Dollars?)

From: Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: Wed Apr 07 2004 - 10:47:08 EDT

You know the shortest sermon;

Mary Magdalene was a prostitute, Mary Magdalene loved the Lord and for BOTH
of those reasons she would be unwelcome in our churches today.

When it comes to Spong I have yet to read anything by him which is
worthwhile, and find he is just destructive to the Christian Faith.

Michael
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Schneider" <rjschn39@bellsouth.net>
To: "Michael Roberts" <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>; "Dr. Blake Nelson"
<bnelson301@yahoo.com>; <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: A freely choosing God? (was: Faith, Evolution, and Tax
Dollars?)

> Michael writes:
>
> > One could say with Tom Parker that Calvin was not a Calvinist and Luther
> was
> > not a Lutheran.
> >
> > A naughty thought would Luther and Calvin be welcome in some of "their"
> > churches today?
> >
> > Someone has just sent me Turretin's a Calvinist scholastic ad extremis
> > citation on his geocentricity
> >
> > Michael
> >
> Another naughty thought: would Jesus be welcomed in some churches of every
> denomination? especially if he were to deliver the Sermon on the Mount?
>
> (When I teach this part of Matthew's Gospel, I discover that many of my
> Christian students are not familiar with chapters 5-7. Occasionally one
> will tell me that "Love your enemies" can't work because it is not
> practical. Shades of Freud!)
>
> Bob
>
>
>
>
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