[percy-l] God's Gender and Ham Sandwiches
mfrentz at bbn.com
Fri Aug 15 08:29:50 EDT 2003
I was only pulling your chain a bit (I guess I should have included a
smiley -- no offense taken at all), in fact, I was very intrigued by your
definition for homophobe (speaking of copyrights, I believe your definition
is unique given common abusage of the term :-). I greatly admire your
intellectual honesty. This has been an interesting exchange of points of view.
At 04:27 PM 8/14/2003 -0400, James Piat wrote:
>Amen. I know of people who are aetheists, sadly, because they can't deal
>with the symbolism of a male God, but I also agree entirely with Steve's
>characterization that with respect to God, we are all female. It doesn't
>bother me at all to be spiritually female, that is the role of Church (and
>no, Jim, I'm not a homophobe that I know of.. )
>Aside from myself, I didn't mean to call anyone on list homophobic. I was
>just offering my opinion, in response to someone's question, as to what
>the term might mean -- or at least one of many ways I've heard it
>used. I've enjoyed and learned something from everyone's comments --
>including of course yours.
>An archive of all list discussion is available at
>Visit the Walker Percy Project at http://www.ibiblio.org/wpercy
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