Monday, November 29, 2010

Oh the Pain!

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT????!!!!!

Dearly Beloved Sinners, not five days have passed after I introduced my little uncomplimentary complementarian friend to the world, and already he’s complaining of criticism and invective being thrown his way.

Why anyone would possibly want to ridicule such a fine young man, who owes his success and security of employment to exactly the same kind of talent that has brought Kim Jong Un to the world’s stage, is utterly beyond me. In a heartrending post the young heir recounts the challenges faced by his family’s fundamentalist predecessors, who he says have “been asked to stand between savagery and civilisation” since 1788 (no wonder their legs are feeling tired) “in what appeared to all as a godforsaken corner of the world only good for exiles and aborigines.

Oh the pain! How can the heart of any woman whose vocation has been denied as a result of his inventive “theology” not grieve for his suffering? Or how can those of us whose churches and communities have been torn apart by the fruit of his family’s border-jumping not weep in sympathy for the scorn and mockery he must endure as result of his faithful commitment to the restless work of exchanging the love of Christ for an exclusive and hateful lie?

Indeed, one would think that given the support the Sydney regime has shown for little Henry Orombi and his army of Ugandan Death Eaters there would be people from around the world ready to defend young Michael Jensen from these cruel taunts. After all, surely homosexualists everywhere must be grateful for all the times they were ridiculed and bashed at school, and would be only too eager to shield those now spreading the Pharisaic poison from which their attackers spawned? And why, for goodness sake, aren’t people who’ve been fortunate enough to see their parish assets stolen by a pseudo-anglican cult rushing to protect the next generation of those who’ve encouraged and sustained the thieves?

No, words fail to express how appalled I am by the notion that anyone would dare to mock this young fundamentalist. In saying that I know I speak not just on my own behalf, but also on that of the esteemed British Priest Fr. Orsen Carte, in addition to my Beloved Sinners everywhere, whom I know would be never even contemplate reading any blog daring to make fun of someone as righteous as a well-connected Gafconeer.

At least there is one bright side to the boy’s torment: he’s managed to retain enough Conservative self-centeredness to fail to realize that his wicked critics aren’t so much seeking to attack him, as they are working to encourage those laboring under the dangerous notion that Jesus’ ate, drank and laughed with the sort of people that Pharisees have quite properly always sought to exclude from the kingdom of God. If my Conservative Brethren ever realized the danger they face when then the Great Unwashed start laughing at them they’d really get worried. Because we all know what will happen next: the people Jesus loved will refuse to any longer remain shut out of the Church established by God to bring them Life, Love, Hope and Acceptance – and when that happens there won’t be a Covenant in the world which can put things back into anyone’s closet.

I’m Father Christian and I teach the Bible.

6 comments :

smithj1 said...

I think you're being rather horrid about the blogging parson, Fr Christian. He's more honest than you think about what his version of ministry really means:

"It's never been easy to peddle religion in this town."

Now, there's a man whose looked in the mirror and seen a snake-oil salesman staring back at him.

Jane Smith (Pretoria)

Fr Orsen Carte said...

Our Blessed Lord predicted Calvinists would be "mocked and reviled" for His sake. It is sad that Mr Jensen has predicted the imminent extinction of his Dad's Sect. By losing their vocation to be ridiculed, the Sydney 'Anglicans' will need to be replaced by equally-mad co-religionists. Our attention turns to Salt Lake City.

Anonymous said...

Sometimes I wonder when Christians (like the Blogging Parson) will ever use their hearts as well as their heads in applying Christianity. I just don't think Christianity is intellectual banter about the pros and cons of another's sexual orientation or stereotypes. When does the concept of walking in another's shoes come into it all? I agree, how does a Sydney Anglican like The Blogging Parson, justify his support for bishops in Nigeria and Uganda, who have supported the persecution of GLBT people in these countries.
Sydney Anglicans are insidious in their bigotry and that is why their homophobic agenda is hidden within the frameworks of its charities.
The tailoring of aid through their new 'Anglican Aid' agency ( the one that partners the Christian University in Uganda and helps fund the training of 100 Ugandan men) is aimed at spreading fundamentalism, with the purpose of spreading prejudice at a church and wider community level.
Anglicare is now in dialogue with a sexual reorientation agency known as Liberty Christian Ministries Inc to further Sydney Anglican's anti - gay agenda. Sexual reorientation agencies exist to address the anomalie that occurs when Complementarian Theology falls short.
I am concerned about the self hatred or internalised homophobia that occurs in GLBT people, as a result of the promotion of this gay cure, especially if it doesn't work and leaves the client with a sense of self loathing, when the homophobia is internalised. Then there is also the damage done to others eg when a conflicted post - gay seeks to project their feelings of self hatred on to another, when a member of the same sex elicits sexual arousal within the individual. That is, relieving one of the guilt and internalised homophobia by blaming the other person for the feelings. Kind of punish a person who has aroused the same-sex feeling. And of course what about those wives who are married to gay men who struggle endlessly with same-sex attraction. It seems that biological determinism doesn't always work. How do Sydney Anglicans explain Intersex individuals.

When you read orthodox christianity such as this, you wonder about the psychological effects of biological determinism/creative design/Complementarian theology on GLBT people?
But we all know the 'Word of God' is homophobic but I'm not sure the soul is biologically determined or Complementarian Theology empowers already disempowered women!

Anonymous said...

Sometimes I wonder when Christians (like the Blogging Parson) will ever use their hearts as well as their heads in applying Christianity. I just don't think Christianity is intellectual banter about the pros and cons of another's sexual orientation or stereotypes. When does the concept of walking in another's shoes come into it all? I agree, how does a Sydney Anglican like The Blogging Parson, justify his support for bishops in Nigeria and Uganda, who have supported the persecution of GLBT people in these countries.
Sydney Anglicans are insidious in their bigotry and that is why their homophobic agenda is hidden within the frameworks of its charities.
The tailoring of aid through their new 'Anglican Aid' agency ( the one that partners the Christian University in Uganda and helps fund the training of 100 Ugandan men) is aimed at spreading fundamentalism, with the purpose of spreading prejudice at a church and wider community level.
Anglicare is now in dialogue with a sexual reorientation agency known as Liberty Christian Ministries Inc to further Sydney Anglican's anti - gay agenda. Sexual reorientation agencies exist to address the anomalie that occurs when Complementarian Theology falls short.
I am concerned about the self hatred or internalised homophobia that occurs in GLBT people, as a result of the promotion of this gay cure, especially if it doesn't work and leaves the client with a sense of self loathing, when the homophobia is internalised. Then there is also the damage done to others eg when a conflicted post - gay seeks to project their feelings of self hatred on to another, when a member of the same sex elicits sexual arousal within the individual. That is, relieving one of the guilt and internalised homophobia by blaming the other person for the feelings. Kind of punish a person who has aroused the same-sex feeling. And of course what about those wives who are married to gay men who struggle endlessly with same-sex attraction. It seems that biological determinism doesn't always work. How do Sydney Anglicans explain Intersex individuals.

When you read orthodox christianity such as this, you wonder about the psychological effects of biological determinism/creative design/Complementarian theology on GLBT people?
But we all know the 'Word of God' is homophobic but I'm not sure the soul is biologically determined or Complementarian Theology empowers already disempowered women!

Tobias Stanislas Haller said...

I suppose it's the difference between the "soft-peddle" and the "sustain-peddle" approach to religion that matters. Clearly the "stand firm" approach requires the latter, but sermons lasting more than four hours should be reported to a physician.

Grandmère Mimi said...

...sermons lasting more than four hours should be reported to a physician.

Says it all, really.

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