Interfaithing Lutherans

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The headlines refer to Rev. Rob Morris as a Lutheran pastor reprimanded by his denomination for participating in an interfaith prayer service in Newtown, Connecticutt, just after the Sandy Hook massacre. ‘MISSOURI-SYNOD LUTHERAN!’  … I want to holler every time I see it. After I stop hollering, I want to point out that a similar [Read More...]

God Everywhere, God Nowhere?

StedmanMHP

I finally got around to watching the two-part segment about faith and the Newtown school massacre from The Melissa Harris-Perry Show on December 22.  It featured several creative and smart scholars who I’ve followed for some time, including Rev. Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary in New York, Dr. Anthea Butler, professor of religious [Read More...]

When Men Kill

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More than a few people and organizations pay attention to the gendered nature of gun violence, including but unfortunately not limited to what happened in Newtown, Connecticut, last week.  There, all of the adults murdered were women, and around half of the first-graders murdered were girls. From the International Action Network on Small Arms: “Women [Read More...]


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