Recently, the Atheist Greta Christina in the progressive magazine Alternet, offered another complaint about us theologically minded progressives. Her argument: we “cherry-pick,” and we’re not allowed to. Her reason: because there is no God.
Now I admit, I’ve heard this before. Traditionalist Catholics call some of us “cafeteria catholics.” They call Episcopalians, “catholic-lite.” It’s meant to be insulting, but it merely exposes a broad misunderstanding of the tradition and how it was actually lived. Continue reading “On “cherry-picking” the faith”