Re: [mythsoc] interesting take on harry potter
- Hear, hear!
From: LSolarion@... <LSolarion@...>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, 7 September 2000 11:35
Subject: Re: [mythsoc] interesting take on harry potter
>In a message dated 09/04/2000 11:11:10 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
><< it won't be the same as in other
> > Church of England parishes.
> > This one will speak of sorting hats, Muggle songs, quidditch, and
> > ton-tongue toffees. It's the Harry Potter liturgy, designed to attract
> youth. >>
>>From clown masses in the seventies to this! You've come a short way, baby.
>I suppose it's inevitable that once the Church waters down or loses sight
>the eternal, it will fall for the trendy, trading reverence for relevance.St.
>Not a good bargain, in my book. Instead of trying to be what it's not and
>chasing after every elusive fad that dies daily like the mayfly, not like
>Paul, why can't the church focus on the everlasting Gospel, which is whatso
>many are looking for? Churches that do that are not hurting for young
>members, who aren't fooled by a lot of patronizing old folks trading their
>birthright for the pottage of appearing "with it." Young people want older
>folks to be genuine, not blundering imitations of youth.
>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
- In a message dated 09/07/2000 7:40:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< No Harry Pottage, you're saying? :)
>>I hope not! Hair in my pottage makes my throat tickle.