February 18th, 2005

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The Problem of PC

Years (and years) ago, when I was a young minister in my second full-time appointment (as an Associate Pastor in a collegiate parish), an intense woman came up to me after I had preached my first sermon. "I just want to thank you," she said, "for using inclusive language." I was nonplussed. "Thank you," I said, "but I wasn't trying to."

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