Rowan Williams may or may not be the Antichrist

I am a bit worried about the Rev Dr Magister. Or the Archbishop of Canterbury, as he is known these days. It seems to me that behind that wild, comedy-wizard beard and those gnomic, overintellectual pronouncements and Rev JC Flannel platitudes lurks a malign spirit of genuinely evil purpose and influence. And I’m not the only one to have noticed. So has Martin Durkin.

In a characteristically brilliant essay titled Evil Dressed Up As Good, Durkin notes the paradox of the modern Church: that while expressing much concern for issues like the plight of the poor and the state of the planet, it persistently champions policies guaranteed to make the poor poorer and the planet more ruinously ruined than ever.
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  1. …. it just might be impossible to reasonably explain mass societal self-delusion on an apocalyptic scale. It all reminds me of the greatest sci-fi flick of all times, Forbidden Planet, where we, like the Krell, are being destroyed by ‘monsters from the Id’. To what lengths will mankind go to absolve themselves of their original sin….. the God-given gift/curse of self-consciousness…. the awareness that we alone stand outside of nature and all of creation looking in.

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