infans idolon : praeco pierius (cycnet) wrote in philipkdick,
infans idolon : praeco pierius

Bishop Pike...

I just thought it interesting that bishop pike, of "The Transmigration of Timothy Archer" fame was mentioned in one of our local news sources recently...

"Fast forward to the 1960s and Bishop James Pike of California, a chain smoker and alcoholic and probably a woman chaser. Pike was an early supporter of woman as priests, racial desegregation, and the acceptance of gays as communicants.

He also questioned the Virgin Birth, the doctrine of hell and the Trinity. Four times heresy proceedings were started but in the end the church thought it best to leave things alone. He died a mysterious death in the Israeli desert. "

In a column about the recent stirring of seperatism in the Anglican church.

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