Archives for Jun 20, 2013 @ 12:12

Homeowning Expectations

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Exodus International Apologizes (and Shuts Down)

From Alan Chambers, President of Exodus International: It is strange to be someone who has both been hurt by the church’s treatment of the LGBT community, and also to be someone who must apologize for being part of the very system of ignorance that perpetuated that hurt. Today it is as if I’ve just woken up [Read More…]

Oh Where Wisdom? (Hint – Not in Science) (RJS)

The 28th chapter of the book of Job is a wisdom poem or hymn addressing the question “Where is wisdom found?”. This wisdom poem represents a significant departure from the cycle of dialog and speeches that circle around the cause of Job’s suffering. Job consistently insists on his righteousness and looks for justice he fears [Read More…]

Women in Jesus’ World 4

What could women in the Jewish world do in public? This is often overstated in order to dramatize the difference with Jesus and the early churches. So a good look at some of the evidence may help all of us. First: Commandments and Religious Service: women are excluded from commandments pertaining to religious service “because women [Read More…]