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I’m a Christian, but I’m not … like Kim Davis

Yesterday, I watched Kim Davis stand on stage to “break her silence” moments after being released from jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on the grounds of her literal, biblically fundamentalist Christian conviction – which undoubtedly shapes her conscience. Our beliefs ought to guide our actions and here is a woman […]

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Channeling My (Inner) White Shame

Last week, I had the privilege of participating in the Human Rights Campaign Summer Institute for Theologians and Religious Scholars at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, which was co-sponsored by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation. As the week began to unfold, one word came to the forefront of our discourse and reflection: intersectionality.  […]

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The New Normal: Reforming Sexual Ethics for Global Justice

For several decades, sexual ethics has been the subject of critical scrutiny and careful revision within the academy, seminary, pulpit, pew, and bedroom.  And for a very good reason.  With the rise of women’s liberation and the slow, but steady momentum gained by the bold and brave activists of the queer community, people are beginning […]

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