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So I finally got to Stations of the Cross last night – I’ve been wanting to get to them since I was writing my thesis last year and realized that is was a devotional practice that could foster empathy. As … Continue reading
As we all continue to process the events and documents of #Synod14, there are bunches of stuff to read: Kyle Cupp directly examines the issue of Power and control in the church: topics which are all too often either unspoken … Continue reading
With the Extraordinary Synod on the Family happening last week and this week in Rome, there has been so much stuff circulating that I’ve wanted to write about, but either haven’t had time or felt writing on Ferguson was more … Continue reading
Read about the past, present, and possible future of women in pants: Wearing the Pants: a Brief Western History of Pants. Words you don’t normally think of together, especially in the Middle Ages: Sex and the Single Saint: Physicality in … Continue reading
John Corvino argues that a little knowledge of queer theory is a dangerous thing, in Thinking Straight? Where Social Conservatives Go Wrong on Sexuality. His essay includes nice clear discussions of how sexuality can be socially constructed without, therefore, being … Continue reading
Interesting things I’ve surfed across recently while my brain is on summer vacation: A graphic showing the relationships between, and relative sizes of, the various branches and movements of Islam. A serious look at the sexually abusive actions of John … Continue reading
Pope Francis had some nice things to say in his address to the Vatican Observatory Summer School on Galaxies. Here’s an excerpt, but it’s worth reading the whole brief address: Here too we see a further reason for the Church’s … Continue reading
The miracle of Pentecost as told by Luke in the Acts of the Apostles was a miracle of an outpouring of an abundance: tongues of flame, tongues as in languages, telling of the abundance of God’s mighty deeds, hearing in … Continue reading