Atheist Minister - Say What?

by Debbie L. Kasman in , ,

Gretta Vosper, a popular 57 year old minister who calls herself an atheist minister preached for nearly two decades about love, kindness, and human connection.  Recently she was deemed “unsuitable to continue serving” by the United Church of Canada's Toronto Conference Review Committee.

Vosper has been an outspoken voice in a slow but growing movement within the United Church toward downplaying Jesus and the Bible.  She believes in a more metaphorical interpretation of religious symbols and a greater emphasis on humanist, environmental and social justice causes.

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