A Silence of Mockingbirds

By Karen Spears Zacharias: Karen Spears Zacharias is an author and investigative journalist who teaches First Amendment Rights at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. In her upcoming book, A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder, Karen turns her investigative eye to the murder of three-year-old Karly Sheehan of Corvallis, Oregon. At one time, [Read More...]

“Junia’s” Daughter

Loved this story from Alice’s daughter (Hannah). Witnessing my mother’s struggles within the church institution deeply impacted my understanding and experience of Christianity. At times in my life I have wanted to sever ties with the tradition completely and avoid being associated with such an oppressive narrative. My mother’s passion for institutional change has, however, [Read More...]

Best Place to be a Woman?

By Sarah Morrison: When more than half of the world’s population wakes up on Thursday – the 101st International Women’s Day – it will be hard to know whether to celebrate or give in to despair. A British woman will face the prospect of at least 14 more general elections before women equal men in [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

For the Spring Breakers, ah… Oh my, Jonathan Storment got himself into (almost) trouble. John Koessler on gospeling during Lent: “This means that the gospel is for the believer as much as it is for the unbeliever. To marginalize the gospel by relegating it to the entry point of our faith and to ignore its application [Read More...]


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