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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Wed Feb 22, 2012, 02:00 PM

5. One remedy for this problem with Santorum: point to liberal Christian ideas deep in Catholicism

First, note liberal Catholic cardinals: like Bernardin and McCarrick, say. These cardinals are not Christians? Those who think that are not, are not following Church authority, and are not following the Church.

One topical example? Catholic hospitals are Catholic - but they allow/offer contraception.

Another? When Jesus was asked what was the source of his authority? He said "the spirit/wind blows where it will."

Pretty liberal ideas.

Here liberal Christians could make themselves useful; generating hundreds more objections.

Santorum's pretty resistent to this stuff to be sure; but if you throw enough Bible quotes at a conservative, even he might eventually ... break down a bit.

I'm currently offering a rough working paper online, presenting 200 arguments, to the effect that the Bible and Catholic tradition, properly understood, allowed abortion.

Sometimes the biblical quotes get through.

Though? Maybe just direct confrontation, or turnabout; tell Santorum he's not a Christian. Be firm about it.

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