- Apr 28, 2004
- Reaction score
- Greenville, SC
Because he's one of the few (and I mean FEW) out there who even bother to dangle the carrot of *possibility* out there and tantalize those (whether he means to do this or not, I don't know) who *want* this to be open. The rest, in step w/Metr. PHILIP, know what the Church has said.Maksim said:I find it difficult to understand why [Bishop Kallistos'] opinion on this matter should be given such undue weight.
This is what I see as those who stay in the Church, stay in the Church and keep the traditions. Those who want more progressive stuff that's out of step with the patristic norm are leaving.lubeltri said:Society gets more "progressive" but the Church's active and believing members are turning more traditional.
Honestly? Couldn't care less if it does. I do have to wonder, though, lubeltri -- how does what you said jibe with your sig of "If this is what it takes to fill our churches, so be it"? What's the *this* you're referring to?lubeltri said:Will we be a smaller Church? Perhaps.