2010 Outrageous Quotes of the Week
Week of March 14 - 20
"From the standpoint of governance, what is at stake is our ability to use the rule of law as an instrument of human redemption."
- Former Vice President Al Gore writing in a New York Times opinion piece that
urges cap-and-trade legislation to combat global warming.
Week of March 28 - April 3
"There are so many other letters in the alphabet. There are so many other sexualities to be explored."
- Bishop V. Gene Robinson of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, saying it was time to move beyond speaking of “GLBT” orientations. Robinson criticized two position papers on same-sex marriage presented at the Episcopal House of Bishops' retreat.
Week of May 16 - May 22
"Glenn Beck is a Danger to True Evangelical Theology."
- Sojourners blogger Efrem Smith commenting on Beck's recent feud with the liberal organization. Beck is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and does not claim to be an Evangelical or a theologian.
Week of July 25 - July 31
"I don't know if ECM [the Emergent Church Movement] can 'teach' the Mainline anything, frankly. I have always kind of thought that the ECM is the vehicle that is dragging Evangelicalism into a form of faith similar to what the mainline churches experience."
- The Rev. Landon Whitsitt, recent installed as Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly Vice-Moderator.
Week of August 1 - 7
"...We are using the only means in our system, the civil courts, because we need to stand up for the organizational integrity of the Episcopal Church. And possibly ever more importantly, we are also standing up for the Truth of Jesus."
- Canon Mark Hall of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin (CA), explaining to the continuing diocese why it needs to sue the departing Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin and claim ownership of departing church properties.
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