God's hand in General Synod politics | Andrew Brown | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk:
" I know a student at Cambridge who lost her faith from studying the workings of the Council of Nicaea. God, she felt, could not be found by bishops who tried to pull each others' beards off."
Had this broad ever read the Bible? Or history of the Church? What planet did she think the Incarnation took place on?
She's definitely a candidate for the spiritual not religious types. Too good for this world.
But, it must be said that Christianity does have a huge dose of trans-human perfectionism in it. Sets people up for a fall. A former theology student of mine with a ferocious and inconvenient memory reminded me that back in my churchly days I called Christianity organized disappointment.
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