Oh Yes, Women Are Human Too

Thank goodness for Samantha Bee and Susan Thistlethwaite. I had the privilege of taking a class with Susan Thistlethwaite when I was a graduate student in Chicago and when she was a professor at the Chicago Theological Seminary.  At The Washington Post faith blog this week, she provides an important follow-up to my recent theological [Read More…]

Why is Mormon Mitt Anti-Choice When His Church Is Not?

As the Republicans convene in Tampa, we are set to have the first Mormon become his party’s nominee for president.  A milestone in American religious history by anyone’s measure.  And yet we keep talking about his running mate’s religion and its stance on abortion and contraception.  Because the news of the year has swirled around [Read More…]