Morality and the Social Security Debate

Column by Bishop John Shelby Spong on 4 May 2005 0 Comments
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"I am shocked and horrified at your violence against homosexuals. You don't have the guts to tell them that no one is born gay and that the blood of Jesus is infinitely sufficient to wash them free of all perverted thoughts, fantasies and desires. You are not fit to call yourself 'Bishop.' The Episcopalian (sic) Church ought to be called the Church of Satan."


I do not tell people that no one is born gay because that is not so. Perhaps you have not had a chance to study all the data from medical and scientific circles over the last 50-100 years. The blood of Christ to my knowledge has never been sufficient to change skin color, left-handedness, gender or sexual orientation. It is obvious from your letter that it has not been able to change your anger either!

--John Shelby Spong

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