Another Heretical Bishop
The Southern Ohio bishop worried that Forrester's teaching "flies in the face of what I take to be the conviction at the heart of our faith tradition, namely, that we are in bondage to sin and cannot get free without the rescue God has offered us in Jesus, who shouldered our sins on the cross." Breidenthal observed that Forrester's sermons, once publicly available on his home congregation's website, have recently been removed.
Of course, most of Forrester's sermons had already been downloaded by countless curious Anglicans. The Arkansas Democrat Gazette wrote extensively about Forrester's theology, reporting that the proposed bishop "denies that Satan exists," "doesn't believe God sent his only-begotten son to die for the sins of the world," "says that the Koran is sacred," and altered the Apostles' Creed, all while aspiring to become a "successor to the Apostles."
The Gazette quoted Forrester's Buddhist abbot fondly remembering when the Episcopal priest "donned ceremonial garb, kneeled with his hands in a praying position, took Buddhist vows and received his new dharma name" of Genpo.
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