The curious case of the atheist parson

A United Church of Canada minister is fighting efforts by her parishioners to oust her from the pulpit because–get this–she is an atheist. Apparently this has been public knowledge since 2001, but it wasn’t until her recent move to get rid of the Lord’s Prayer in worship services that parishioners began to object.

Read more here.

2 Replies to “The curious case of the atheist parson”

  1. Creedal claims are often presented as so manifestly true that those who willfully reject them are regarded as deserving of temporal or eternal punishment, or perhaps as invincibly ignorant. In this case we might expect that those creedal propositions are as well established, as irrefragable and apodictically certain as claims can be. Yet this seems not to be the case.

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