“The question of refugees is more complex than other issues
because it is an issue of political theology
and not mere Christian duty.”
“You've all been subject to smarmy and grandiose posts from the Heretics in our midst about how the Church should react to the recent ruling in favor of gay marriage.
Let me take this opportunity to deliver my own self-important monologue on the subject.”
“It would be too easy to simply shortcut the argument and say that since marriage is between a man and a woman, it is impossible to have a gay marriage. . . .
My point is that even if ‘gay marriage’ had a coherent meaning, there would still be no argument to positively recommend such an institution.
Let’s rehearse why.”
“The presence of seemingly sound exegesis, the bare use of Scripture, the compelling theological intuitions, and appeals to the good virtues of love and inclusion are all insufficient guides in determining a true teaching.”