Thursday, May 24, 2018

Anglican Unscripted Episode 397:The Gospel according to PB Curry

May 21, 2018

Is Meghan’s wedding our ‘Obama moment’? Let’s hope not ...But there is also an ecumenical reason to doubt Bishop Curry’s wisdom. As the former chaplain to the Queen, Gavin Ashenden, put it: ‘Curry’s Jesus is preoccupied with social justice and the celebration of romance and sexual love wherever it finds you. The real Jesus warned that social justice would never happen in this world, that heterosexual marriage was to be between a man and a woman, and that equality had nothing to do with the Kingdom of Heaven.’ It’s no good, then, cherry-picking Jesus.