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  • Sophie Masson
    Hear, hear! Sophie Author site: http://members.xoom.com/sophiecastel/default.htm ... From: LSolarion@aol.com To: mythsoc@egroups.com
    Message 1 of 11 , Sep 7, 2000
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      Hear, hear!
      Sophie
      Author site:
      http://members.xoom.com/sophiecastel/default.htm

      -----Original Message-----
      From: LSolarion@... <LSolarion@...>
      To: mythsoc@egroups.com <mythsoc@egroups.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,
      >Stolzi@... writes:
      >
      ><< 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
      of
      >the eternal, it will fall for the trendy, trading reverence for relevance.
      >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
      St.
      >Paul, why can't the church focus on the everlasting Gospel, which is what
      so
      >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
      >
    • LSolarion@aol.com
      In a message dated 09/07/2000 7:40:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time, Stolzi@aol.com writes:
      Message 2 of 11 , Sep 9, 2000
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        In a message dated 09/07/2000 7:40:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
        Stolzi@... writes:

        << No Harry Pottage, you're saying? :)
        >>

        I hope not! Hair in my pottage makes my throat tickle.

        Steve
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