With Christian Privilege, You Already Have Religious Freedom


Deny other people rights to (your concept of) the afterlife all you want. But you can’t deny legally decided rights in this life and get away with it. Now that marriage laws protect everyone in the U.S., regardless of gender, the opposition has shifted the force of its energy to what they call protecting religious [Read More...]

Just Watch Rachel Held Evans

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy   One of my favorite lines from Rachel Held Evans’ interview on The Today Show this week, about her new book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood, comes toward the end: “As a person of faith, I love the Bible, and I hate seeing [Read More...]

Just Read Rachel Held Evans


Call me naïve.  I didn’t know that there was such a thing as complementarianism until I heard some of my students defending the idea that women were called to submit to men in marriage, but they were still equal.  It was one of my first years of teaching.  I’m not terribly proud of the moment [Read More...]