Apostasy at 2000
Episcopal Institute Promotes Pantheism, Syncretism
by Mark Tooley
Over 1,300 people gathered for the Trinity Institute’s 31st national conference, “God at 2000.” Although intended to foster “theological renewal” for Episcopal Church clergy, the cavalcade of liberal speakers envisioned a new religious world in which syncretistic consensus would replace Christian orthodoxy.
The luminaries at the conference, held earlier this year at Oregon State University, included Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jesus Seminar leader Marcus Borg, Benedictine nun Joan Chittister, Harvard professor Diana Eck, Jewish rabbi and author Lawrence Kushner, writer/broadcaster and former . . .