Altars of the Unknown God (Part 2)

I’m back home, and still trying to take in the past 2 days. It was 2 intense days filled to the brink. Full, but fantastic! Unfortunately, I don’t take notes fast enough to get everything Bishop Tom said, but hopefully it will come back in time.

On my post from a couple of days ago, Pam asked what answers we came up with in the class where the question came from. There were four main ‘altars’. 1) Environment 2) Lottery 3) Sex and this led to a fourth, what does it mean to be human.

Each of these areas have points of contact with the Christian story, but there are areas where the church must say no to. Pam in her comment gave an example when profits are stressed in a way that it breaks the back of people.

I will post more over the weekend!

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2 thoughts on “Altars of the Unknown God (Part 2)

  1. It’s the dream that all my problems will be solved if I can just win the jackpot. People want it to fulfil all their deep-seeded longings. I think this is what was meant by it being an altar.

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