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18 April 2010 @ 07:32 am
Liberal Spaces And Christianity  
A friend of mine forwarded me this article which I found to be a most fascinating read and thought I'd share:

Erin: Religious Left (by mhari)erinpuff on April 18th, 2010 12:46 pm (UTC)
Thanks for sharing this.
Neo_Prodigy: potentialneo_prodigy on April 18th, 2010 01:13 pm (UTC)
my pleasure.
but the devil had no use for me either: leftists! we're everywhere!redstar826 on April 18th, 2010 03:16 pm (UTC)
First, thanks for sharing this.

I'm one of those people who left Christianity. I'm a lesbian, I'm a feminist, and I'm a Socialist, and I really had a hard time with a lot of what I was taught growing up in the churches I was a part of. And yeah, I went through that phase of being kind of bitter about Christianity and organized religion in general.

But at the same time, I've also known some really great Christians and there is activist stuff I've been a part of and victories that wouldn't have happened without those folks. I'm trying to remember that it's really only certain factions within Christianity that I'm angry at
Neo_Prodigy: Benneo_prodigy on April 21st, 2010 07:11 pm (UTC)
very well said.
Dela: Cross -- Light in the Darknessoceanica on April 18th, 2010 08:08 pm (UTC)
Thank you for sharing this.
Neo_Prodigy: angelneo_prodigy on April 21st, 2010 07:12 pm (UTC)
my pleasure. ;D
Beckymacychick on April 27th, 2010 02:49 pm (UTC)
This is why I'm grateful that I have found a liberal-leaning inclusive Catholic church where I can worship God without feeling angry at the system.