Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Steps Toward Liberation

I was excited to see in the news recently that the Turkish government had allowed the ecumenical patriarch to conduct services at a historic monastery for the first time in nearly a century. My initial thought was to rejoice that the Byzantine church was finally making the steps to throw off five hundred year old shackles, to sigh with relief that they were taking steps toward liberation. Then I thought about liberty has done for the rest of us free-thinking apostates, and my excitement abated.

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