[Vision2020] Gnostic Accountability
thansen at moscow.com
Fri Dec 28 14:59:38 PST 2007
Perhaps, Mr. Rumelhart, it would be advisable to follow a simple guideline
that most of us have found to our advantage:
"If you don't care to read it, go ahead and delete it."
Sure. You may go through a few keyboards, what with excessive application
of the <DELETE> key and all, but I find it to be a lot more pleasant than
Oops. I see there have been a few more postings by g crabtree today. I
really must buy another keyboard, huh?
Seeya round town, Moscow.
From: vision2020-bounces at moscow.com [mailto:vision2020-bounces at moscow.com]
On Behalf Of Paul Rumelhart
Sent: Friday, December 28, 2007 2:36 PM
To: nickgier at adelphia.net
Cc: vision2020 at moscow.com
Subject: Re: [Vision2020] Gnostic Accountability
Your scholarly missives are the least of the trouble. I find them
interesting, although the theology doesn't really interest me that much
to begin with.
Your reasons are certainly reasonable, and even noble.
I'm just tired of hearing about it all. My problem, not anyone else's.
I'm also worried that keeping this topic on the "front page", so to
speak, does more harm than good to our community. But here I am,
flogging this dead horse with the rest of you.
nickgier at adelphia.net wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> You've expressed your views on this topic very ably before and I respect
> your positions. I continue to research and post on this topic for a
> 1. I am a scholar and I publish in the area of religious studies, and
> all over the world are interested in this particular topic. That is why I
> asked to contribute to Talk-to-Action, whose frontpage features the topic
> religious scholars in the country.
> 2. I just happen to believe that religious fundamentalists--Christian,
> Buddhist--are one of the greatest dangers that the human race faces, and I
> do everything in my power to mitigate the effect of their actions and
> 3. Doug Wilson is a former student of mine; he is neck deep in the type
> doctrines that drive religious fanaticism; and I feel some responsibility
> his actions. Many years ago he was a honest man, but he is no longer, and
> think that is a great tragedy for our community.
> 4. Wilson is largely responsible for the split we now experience in our
community, so the topic is eminently suitable for the Vision. No other
church or religious leader has ever done this in the history of our fair
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