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by TFN

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“Religious fundamentalism is dangerous because it cannot accept ambiguity and diversity and is therefore inherently intolerant. Such intolerance, in the name of virtue, is ruthless and uses political power to destroy what it cannot convert.”

— Rev. Peter J. Gomes, a Harvard minister, theologian and author, in an essay published in the New York Times in 1992. He announced he was gay a generation ago and became one of America’s most prominent spiritual voices against intolerance. Rev. Gomes died Monday at 68.

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