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College Revisits Chapel Cross Removal

Discussion in '2008 Archive' started by carpro, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=/Culture/archive/200702/CUL20070207a.html

    College Board to Consider Chapel Cross Controversy

    By Payton Hoegh
    CNSNews.com Correspondent
    February 07, 2007

    (CNSNews.com) - Removing a historical cross from a Virginia college chapel last year sparked a widespread outcry from students and alumni, and many hope a governing board meeting this week will overturn the controversial decision.

    When College of William and Mary President Gene Nichol decided to remove the cross from the Wren Chapel last October, he said it would make the building more inviting to people of all faiths.
     
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    tragic_pizza New Member

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    Why is this news to anyone not at W & M?
     
  3. carpro

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    You are, of course, free to ignore it.
     
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    Any institution open to all heretical and idolatrous teachings doesnt deserve the cross for it doesnt represent them.

    However if you stand for the only truth that Jesus is the only way to heaven and then only by kneeling before the cross and repenting of your sins in order to avoid a literal judgment and fear and in himbleness then the cross means everything.

    It appears those students who are concerned about the removal with the cross are so because they identify with it, with Christ, and with the grace it represents. And they have been mislead by the college leadership into thinking the school they were attending is something other than what the leadership wants it to be.

    The cross will always be an offence to those who are in emnity with God.
     
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    Very profound.:applause:
     
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    Two sticks will be offensive? Or the Blood that was shed?

    I contend the latter.
     
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    As if one has a differing value than the other.
     
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    I could only wish they were removing the cross for the idolatry it represents at this point in redemption, and not to make the chapel more inviting for "all faiths".
     
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    But they weren't.
     
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