I didn't say you opposed them, just that you're very self-righteous about people who think "it's necessary or preferable."Deep Roots said:Actually, I have no problem with them. I think they're beautiful. I'd say a slight majority of the women in my church wear them. It's a beautiful sight to behold, I think. My wife is Episcopal, but if she ever decided to wear one when she comes to church with me, I'd have no problem.William said:Yeah we get it, you're better than people who take head-coverings seriously. You'll fit in great with the self-appointed convertitis brigade on this board.Deep Roots said:(By the way, are you sure some of you didn't just make a wrong turn into the Orthodox Church while you were actually on your way to a LARP gathering in the woods somewhere? Sweet heavenly host, it seems like some of you just want nothing more than to play dress up, live in the past, and have someplace to vent your inner patriarchal monarchist. Don't worry, I'm working on inventing a time machine so you can go back to where you wanna go: where women knew their place, when a king was on the throne, where gays and heretics could be executed for publicly violating the Church, where you could wear 'period clothing', etc. Man, when I converted to Orthodoxy it was because I was convinced of its Truth, which is alive and beautiful and life bearing, not because it gave me a place to live out weird fantasies that seem to always come back to women, sexuality, and clothing.)
So..nice try, but no. I just oppose theologically armwrestling someone into feeling that it's necessary or preferable.