When 2 + 2 = 5.

Author:Pickering, Thomas

Letters - Letter to the editor


You were kind to publish Robert Orsi's "When 2 + 2 = 5." There are other church bodies that believe in The Real Presence, including the Anglicans and the various Orthodox, and just as firmly as Orsi does, with a good deal less superstition and without ignoring the truth, which making five out of four blatantly does. Can anything be godly that is not true? I don't think so.

Anglicans not only believe that Christ is really present on the altar, in the bread and wine, and the Eucharistic action, but that He is also present in the congregation, the Body of Christ. My understanding of the Sacrament is that it is a lot like sex between married people: a thing and an action by which two people, called together by God (i.e., by good and for good), either celebrate or restore the relationship, and usually both. The...

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