Re: I have been CHALLENGED. . .
- From: "Just zis Guy, you know?" <guy.chapman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:47:35 +0100
On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 09:35:56 -0600, Robert Uhl
<eadmund42@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said in
No, it has nothing to do with women supposedly being second-class
citizens; it's because they _can't_ be priests any more than a man can
be a mother. The RC position appears to be that there is something
essential about maleness, in the same sense that there's something
essential about using wheat bread and grape wine in the Liturgy.
I'd be interested to know where they can find a scriptural
justification for an exclusive ordained ministry, if it comes down
to that level of detail. I am told by my theologically trained
friends that this is one of the issues on which the major churches
tend to go quiet and look at their feet a lot.
But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:
I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
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