Sunday, November 16, 2008

What if homosexuality was considered an original blessing instead of the original sin taught by many traditional religions?

Ramon Johnson writes:
What if same gender loving people were an original blessing instead of the original sin many doctrines proclaim? The concept of a vengeful God is one long disputed by theologian and Episcopal priest Matthew Fox (pictured). According to Fox, the director of the Institute in Culture and Creation Spirituality, all people and the world around us are a manifestation of both God and nature. He argues seven principles at the heart of our existence: cosmology, feminism, liberation, compassion, prophecy, creativity, and community. To Fox, sin is a disconnection from God, not an offense to the omnipotent. Therefore, he says, creation is an original blessing and a synergy between traditional religion and more fluid spirituality. READ MORE