Womynpreests as Shamans Fr Christopher has an amusing post on womynpreests’ own reflections on their ministry…check it out here. PatheosDwight2008-07-31T22:23:00-04:00July 31st, 2008|Categories: Patheos|3 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInPinterestVkEmail Related Posts Exorcism and the Snakes of St Patrick March 17th, 2021 | 1 Comment The Chair of Peter: Furniture Matters… February 24th, 2021 Eliot’s Ash Wednesday February 17th, 2021 The Day I Met Mother Teresa September 5th, 2020 | 7 Comments Explaining Transubstantiation July 28th, 2020 | 0 Comments 3 Comments Dan August 1, 2008 at 7:09 amLog in to Reply I don’t like the self description as ‘Shaman,’ but what I really find outrageous is the quote: “But that our commitment to the church as institution — well, we could take it or leave it.”I think that they should leave it…. mcmlxix August 1, 2008 at 1:22 pmLog in to Reply I suppose it’s true that [Catholic/Orthodox] priests and shaman (as well as pagan priests) both act as intermediaries between between the profane and the sacred, but the similarity likely ends there. What is sacred differs. What is Deity/God differs, as well as what He, or they require. The scope of function differs. The differences between orthodox Christianity postmodern Christianity are becoming quite stark.But this Episcopagan silliness is too much. If someone’s going to claim shaman status, I’m going want to see pedigree that goes much deeper than something someone pulled out of their hat within the past couple of generations. Likewise if someone’s claiming to be a priest, I’ll expect pedigree, i.e. valid ordination within apostolic succession. Gail F August 1, 2008 at 2:25 pmLog in to Reply If they can take it or leave it, why don’t they just leave it? Sheesh.And I’m with Mickemlixix. If they want to be shamans, let’s see their credentials. You can’t just claim to be a shaman, any more than you can just claim to be a priest! Wait… maybe that’s where they got the idea. Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.