|>The distinction being made by the previous poster reminds me of the
>distinction that some (especially Catholic) theologians make between
>the Church of the flesh and the Church of the Spirit. The Church of the
>flesh can sin, but the Church of the Spirit does not. The right
>teachings of the Church come from the latter, while the sinful acts of
>the Church come from the former.
Which is, of course, another way of saying "When good stuff happens, we're
happy to take the credit, but when bad stuff happens, we won't take the blame."
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