dogs and cats argue theology

dogs and cats argue theology cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward
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Dogs are faithful and serve. They are a suitable metaphor for a church member.

Cats are fickle and are served. They are a suitable metaphor for a church member.

So perhaps we and the church are made for each other.

Or we are the same thing. You can’t point at one without pointing at the other.

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  • Adam Julians

    True – that’s something we as westerners can possibly learn from an eastern worldview, that what can seem like paradoxes to us, other are content to sit with.

  • http://forthisisthetime.com/ Esther Aspling

    Sounds like my marriage! A perfect ying and yang, although not always (hardly ever) harmonious :-)

    http://forthisisthetime.com

  • http://theoldadam.wordpress.com/ Steve Martin

    This sermon discusses how we Lutherans are ‘cat’ theologians:

    http://theoldadam.com/2013/02/17/the-meaning-of-lent-to-us-and-cat-theology/

    It’s pretty good (methinks, anyhow).

  • Kaye

    Have you seen the book “Cat & Dog Theology” by Bob Sjogren and Gerald Robison?

  • http://nakedpastor.com/ nakedpastor

    no i haven’t but now i shall have to

  • Kaye Sims

    I especially like the joke about cats and dogs on the back cover:
    A dog says, “You pet me, you feed me, you shelter me, you love me; you must be God.”
    A cat says, “You pet me, you feed me, you shelter me, you love me; I must be God.”

  • MadSciKat

    LOL! The moderator of my old church used to say that her job was a lot like herding cats! =^..^=