The course criticized women's suffrage and said women shouldn't hold political office.
The opening week of 2017 saw the publication of a remarkable book, Letters to a Young Muslim, written by Omar Saif Ghobash
If that's what metanoia truly means, then what does this tell us about repentance? And this is precisely what John is doing
Morality in fundamentalist circles is merely a blunt weapon used to beat others over the head; it is not something they ever apply to themselves. Their morality is a weapon to be used against others, not a guidepost for their own lives.
I have decided that what makes fundamentalism so vile is not that it perpetuates bigotry and hate, or the way it lacks authenticity by covering life with a veneer of false piety, or even how it erects (white) man-made boundaries to determine who's in and who's out.
The attacks occurred hours after militants killed two people in a Christian neighborhood in the same region.
There's something about "isms" that have the propensity to deteriorate over time. I'll even go out on a limb and say that
If the conviction that our gender is coequal with our newborn plumbing has an at best tenuous basis in Scripture, then it needs to be asked: what other purportedly authoritative ways of thinking about gender and its relationship to the body might be informing this conviction?
Ham describes The Ark Encounter as a "one-of-a-kind historically themed attraction," presenting "a number of historical events
As horrific as the shooting at The Pulse in Orlando was, and it was absolutely horrific, some of the comments being made by religious leaders in its aftermath are even more frightening.
"The left is having a dilemma of major proportions and I think for those of us who disagree with some of their policies, the
And there we have it, the root of it all; scriptural proclamation that homosexual behavior is punishable by death. This is
I am Pulse. Early reports suggest that Mateen pledged allegiance to "Islamic State" while launching his shooting spree. We
We so easily lump all Muslims into radical-extremist categories. We judge a massive population of faithful, compassionate people by the actions of a small pocket of crazed fundamentalists. The ways that we interact with people of different faiths holds great promise for peace in the world.
Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm called for "tolerance" and "religious freedom" in a recent interview.