Church of Sweden To Use ‘Gender-Neutral Language’ When Speaking Of God

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Church of Sweden To Use 'Gender-Neutral Language' When Speaking Of God

Uppsala Cathedral, a church of the Lutheran Church of Sweden Wiki Commons

The Church of Sweden urged its clergy to use gender-neutral language when speaking of God. The church recommends always using the term “God” instead of referring to him using male pronouns.

The decision was taken Thursday at the end of an eight-day meeting of the church’s 251-member decision-making body, and takes effect May 20 on the Christian holiday of Pentecost.

This is a next step by the Church of Sweden in changing the language, liturgy and other aspects of the church. The Church of Sweden is 6.1 million members strong, in a country with the populace of 10 million.  Sweden’s first female archbishop. It’s currently an Evangelical Lutheran church. The Primate of the Church of Sweden is the Archbishop of Uppsala — currently Antje Jackelén. In an TT news agency interview she that said more inclusive language had already been discussed in 1986. “Theologically speaking, God is beyond our gender definitions, as God is not human,” Jackelen said.

The change was met with criticism, however. Christer Pahlmblad, an associate theology professor with Sweden’s Lund University, told Denmark’s Kristeligt Dagblad that the move was “undermining the doctrine of the Trinity and the community with the other Christian churches.”

“It really isn’t smart if the Church of Sweden becomes known as a church that does not respect the common theology heritage,” he said.

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  • Barba_Papa

    Political Correctness seems to be continuing unopposed in poor Sweden. It’s hard to imagine that PC Scandinavia once produced the proud Vikings who pillaged, plundered and conquered the then known world, and even colonized parts of the unknown world. Then again its hard to imagine that the silky soft Italians, whose tanks have more gears in reverse then forward, are descendants of the all conquering Romans.

    On the plus side I reckon with Scandinavia being this PC I might expect a fat reparations cheque for the plundering and taking of slaves courtesy of the Vikings. Or can only brown people do that?

  • Politolog Externista

    God has made them in their image, as man and woman he created them. Father, Son are not neutral, Holy Spirit is a person but it has no body. Calling a person “it” when you call it by name is still strange and unpractical, in my language, a spirit is “he”, not a she. They would totally destroy a language with such perversity.

    • Orcbuu

      It makes People more like ANTS dosent matter where, what or who you are anymore.
      Perversion of the next PROGRESS
      Lifes will not matter as long as the Minoritys can do what they want. Because the majority “whites” (not even true anymore) will be killed raped ect. and you have to be even lucky when they will not torture you before.
      Its such an easy process when you think about it logicaly, that this IS the way they want us all to be going there is no more, what way will they go if they do this even further.
      But This P.C. is not Logical, Soros this mother fucker has to go and all his vasals.
      What else can humanity do against this coruption? Except speaking the truth, but this is again in our Zeitgeist Dangerous, its again war times all around the globe and war is not only fought with guns, there are more then enough ways to go onto war against another by many ways, most people do not even realise they are beeing fooled and used.
      Really sad times we live in.

  • VGA

    Did the “son of god” use gender-neutral pronouns when talking about his father?

  • Vitex

    When your head is up your own arse it really hurts your back, as well as stopping you breathing.

  • testera

    Swedish God is transgender lesbian immigrant.

  • Jens Holm

    Its a fake.