The Printing Press is Dead. So Buy My Luther Book on Kindle!

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I’ve written here before about events leading up to Lutherans’ commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting the Ninety-Five Theses for debate and discussion in Wittenberg, Germany. In a recent conversation about this anniversary, a colleague pointed out that among the many things we ought to be reflecting on that have (and have [Read More...]

Learning and Unlearning with Stellarella

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Passing on the faith to the next generation has to involve learning as well as un-learning.  As long as Christian formation takes place in a white racist patriarchal culture, we have to pay attention to those things that children learn that we want to help them unlearn. The dominance of male language and images for [Read More...]

Me & Oz

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The following is an excerpt from a piece that my husband, Mark Schelske, wrote over at Fantasy Matters last week.  It’s his take on why I love The Wizard of Oz, and he makes a connection between that love and my second book, Two Reformers. In sum, Caryn’s book compares a 20th century feminist academic, [Read More...]

I Am Not A Hostage

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Joumana Haddad wrote a provocative piece for NOW News last week titled “Islamic Feminism: Stockholm Syndrome” in which she claims that any woman who claims to be a feminist and religious (Muslim, Jewish, or Christian specifically) is identifying with her captor, her hijacker, her tyrannical overlord. To be clear, this is not a new claim. [Read More...]

Happy Reformation Day!

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Just for fun, on this day that Protestants (oh who are we kidding, it’s mostly the Lutherans) mark the moment when Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses, “A Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences,” on the door at Wittenberg, I share the closing scene from my 2007 book, Two Reformers: Martin Luther and [Read More...]


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