In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth . . .
That’s what Genesis says and when John Banks said recently he believed the Biblical account of creation he was ridiculed for it.
This week we’re reminded that David Shearer believes that taniwha must be respected.
Who will dare laugh at him for that?
It is a puzzling sign of the times that Christian beliefs are ripe for ridicule but indigenous gods and pantheism are treated as gospel or at least respect.
Hat tip:Keeping Stock