Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Breed or Die

A less than brilliant Episcopalian minister demonstrates why her little religious sect is soon to be defunct:

An Episcopal minister will stop performing all wedding ceremonies to protest the denomination's prohibition of same-sex unions.

"We are called to join the fast that our homosexual brothers and sisters in Christ have had to observe all their lives," said the Rev. Robert Hirschfeld, rector of Grace Episcopal Church.

See, because failing to propagate worked so well for the Shakers. Moral reasons aside, heterosexuals will always be more valuable than homosexuals from a purely utilitarian perspective.

As James Joyce observed, Protestantism is both illogical and inconsistent. I bear no ill will towards by separated brothers and sisters in Christ, but it is becoming increasingly obvious that rejecting the guidance of the Church all too often means rejecting many of Christ's teachings as well.

Blood being the seed of the church, as Tertullian observed, Christianity is doing very well in the third world, even as it is dying in Europe, the heart of Christendom, and North America. It will survive its death only among the conservative types who seem to have no trouble in understanding and following God's command to "Be fertile and multiply." Embracing homosexual unions demonstrates a lack of comprehension regarding human sexuality, as defined by Christ. It is thus no surprise that such liberal churches trip up on that first command. Pro-creation is still very important. Dying churches will discover this some day.

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