Ah Good Bishop

15 Jul

So somehow I missed the Good Bishop Jeferts-Schori waxing heretical. I am glad God has defenders like her to rescue him from the troublesome prison of his own self Revelation:

The overarching connection in all of these crises has to do with the great Western heresy – that we can be saved as individuals, that any of use alone can be in right relationship with God. It’s caricatured in some quarters by insisting that salvation depends on reciting a specific verbal formula about Jesus. That individualist focus is a form of idolatry, for it puts me and my words in the place that only God can occupy, at the center of existence, as the ground of all being. That heresy is one reason for the theme of this Convention.

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