Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Unforgivable sins

In the course of one of his diatribes about Roman Catholic hypocrisy, Christopher Hitchens, noted atheist, demonstrates his sophisticated understanding of Christian theology:
.... Yet here is an ancient Christian church that deals in awful certainties when it comes to outright condemnation of sins like divorce, abortion, contraception, and homosexuality between consenting adults. For these offenses there is no forgiveness, and moral absolutism is invoked. ....
Via Ramesh Ponnuru at NRO