Anglicans, Lutherans and Snake Handlers
The news came in over the weekend that the Episcopal Diocese of Washington had voted to request that their liturgy be re-written to stop calling God “Father”. This report gives the wording of the motion.
“If revision of the Book of Common Prayer is authorized, to utilize expansive language for God from the rich sources of feminine, masculine and non-binary imagery for God found in Scripture and tradition and, when possible, to avoid the use of gendered pronouns for God,” the diocese’s resolution reads. “Over the centuries, our language and our understanding of God has continued to change and adapt.”
The Anglicans are scurrying