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July 16, 2015
With Christian Privilege, You Already Have Religious Freedom
Deny other people rights to (your concept of) the afterlife all you want. But you...
June 29, 2015
“Blessing Every Love Relation”:: A Pride Month Hymn
As a conclusion to a remarkable Pride Month, I’m delighted to share “Praise the Source...
November 11, 2014
“When Two People Love Each Other, What Right Do I Have…?”
Marriage equality has come to Idaho. Idaho! Of course the big news is the fact...
July 23, 2014
Heteropatriarchy With A Twist
These are confusing times. How can there be such swift and progressive action state by...
March 27, 2014
Last night, I delivered the following as part of a series of "Big Tent" speeches...
December 13, 2013
“Stories with Honesty” :: A Twitterview with Joanna Brooks
Students in my first year seminar read a series of religious autobiographies this fall, including...
December 05, 2013
Honorable Mention: Duncan’s Bar Mitzvah
If a 13-year old gets it, and can explain both the problem with adhering to...
November 05, 2013
BREAKING: Marriage Equality IS Coming to Illinois!
This just in from Illinois Unites For Marriage: The Illinois House just passed the freedom...
September 30, 2013
Pluralism, Marriage, & Religious Freedom
The following is an excerpt from a commentary I wrote for my local newspaper, the...
June 26, 2013
Not Separate, Not Unequal: Notes on Two SCOTUS Rulings
I don’t spend a lot of time reading decisions rendered by the Supreme Court of...
May 16, 2013
This Sunday, Christians celebrate Pentecost. As a liturgical moment, it marks the arrival of the...
March 27, 2013
Even If He’s Not Your Son, He’s Still Human
It shouldn’t take a gay son to convince a senator to support marriage equality. Like...
January 11, 2013
Marriage Equality in the Nation’s Cathedral
As noted this week on the website for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation,...
September 04, 2012
Social Issues Are Economic Issues
One chilling moment from the Republican National Convention was the point in Mitt Romney’s speech when he...
August 24, 2012
Honorable Mention: This is What a Lutheran Bishop Looks Like
This picture is of Rev. Ann Svennungsen, Bishop of the Minneapolis Area Synod of the...
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