Lions: A Novel by Bonnie Nadzam

Bonnie Nadzam’s newly-released second novel, LIONS, is a ghost story–a ghost story about the spirit of a dying Colorado town called Lions, so named to stand in for disappointment with the wild invention and unreasonable hope by which it had been first imagined, then sought and spuriously claimed. [Read more…]

Responding to a Christian tract handed out at an LGBT Pride Parade

I was standing on the street corner in downtown Great Falls, Montana, waiting for the annual Big Sky Pride Parade to begin. [Read more…]

The Good Book of Human Nature

In their new book The Good Book of Human Nature, evolutionary anthropologist Carel van Schaik and historian Kai Michel defend the thesis that the Bible is the most important book in the history of humanity. [Read more…]

Can Christians Support the Death Penalty?

The answer to the question posed in the title of this post is no. A resounding, definitive, absolute no. [Read more…]

An Act of Love: Frank Schaefer, United Methodists and Homosexuality

If you keep up with issues relating to homosexuality and Christianity, you probably know about Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in 2013 for performing his son’s same-sex wedding. [Read more…]

How LGBTQ People Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth Edman is a queer priest. She is also a priestly queer. [Read more…]

The Sin of Certainty

If you’ve ever had doubts about your faith, if you’ve never had doubts your faith, or if you’ve always had doubts about your faith — and that should include pretty much every Christian ever — then The Sin of Certainty was written for you. [Read more…]

The Jihad of Jesus

What if, instead of representing violence, hate, war, and death, jihad was understood as a nonviolent struggle for peace, justice, understanding, and love? [Read more…]


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