This is a disgrace, the parishioners should rally outside his office and show him the door for treating their own faith with such open disdain. This fake and former Christian needs some serious defrocking. KGS
Via Weasel Zippers
NOTE: I lay you odds that this guy is a major Lefty.
Episcopal cleric tries Islamic rituals for Lent
Lawler, a part-time rector at the church, didn’t foresee such problems when he came up with the idea. He merely wanted to learn more about Islam, he said, especially in light of the ongoing congressional hearings on the radicalization of the faith.
On Wednesday, the first day of Lent, he began performing salah five times a day, by facing east, toward Mecca, and praying to Allah. He also started studying the Quran and following Islamic dietary restrictions by abstaining from alcohol, pork and fish.
During Holy Week, he planned to fast from dawn to sunset as Muslims do during Ramadan.
But in Smith’s eyes, the exercise amounts to “playing” at someone else’s religion and could be viewed as disrespectful.
It’s not difficult; the Church should offer him an opportunity to publicly repent (because his sin is also public) of idolatry, and if he accepts, all well and good. If he does not, de-frock him and excommunicate him.
The Lord thy God is one God. Him only shalt thou serve.
Sheesh! Just because you DO the hokey pokey doesn’t necessarily mean you know what it’s all about.
Excellent response John, these kind of people are placing a noose around their own necks in the name of ‘showing tolerance’. Its outrageous. Fast forward 700 years from now with “the cult of the 88 (hitlerism)” having as many followers as Mohamed, we would see the very same moronic thinking at play. Leftard learning mein o kampf, and doing secret Nazi rituals in order to better understand who they are. stunning.
That’s one clergyman who really needs to get his ‘mind right’.
Someone should tell this Pastor that Jesus of Christianity is not the same as the Prophet Jesus of Islam. Jesus of Islam is a Muslim who believes everything Muslims believe and their hateful Allah commands. Jesus of Islam is returning at the End of Days and will destroy Christianity. If he knows this, and still wants to find common ground with Muslims, it’s a betrayal of Jesus and the Pastor should be defrocked.