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Justice and the Devil in America

A controversy around the symbolisms of evil conceals the hardening of America's heart...

April 26, 2021

United Methodists | LGBTQ

United Methodist Schism and the ‘Protocol’ of 2020

What does the most recent proposal for splitting the UMC actually achieve?...

January 15, 2020

Mormon Church | LGBTQ | gender equality

The Cost of Mormon Complementarianism

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has changed a policy regarding those who may act as witnesses for baptisms and temple sealings. ...

October 10, 2019

United Methodists | LGBTQ

“And a Child Shall Lead Them”

Recently, eight teenagers went through confirmation classes at a United Methodist Church in Omaha, Nebraska, and when the time came for them to join the church, they said thanks, but no thanks. Instead, on Easter Sunday, they read a letter to their c...

May 9, 2019

Mormon Church | LGBTQ

Mormonism’s LGBTQ Prophetic Voices

Last weekend, Matt Easton came out as a “gay son of God” in his valedictorian speech at Brigham Young University’s (BYU) graduation ceremony. A video of his coming out went viral, receiving coverage by the national and international press. It might s...

May 6, 2019

transgender | public theology | Donald Trump | LGBTQ

Male, Female, and Transgender: Notes from Theological Anthropology

Scripture, tradition, reason, and experience do not speak univocally. ...

November 8, 2018