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Tag Archives: marriage equality
Conjugal Friendship? Works for Me.
Maria Gwyn McDowell at WIT engages vigorously with Giacamo Sanfilippo’s post at Public Orthodoxy, and I agree with a great deal of what she says, particularly the non-remarkableness of a man who is a husband and father finding “ultimate satisfaction” … Continue reading
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Love wins: Lectionary Reflection
A lectionary reflection for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B, in light of the recent Supreme Court decision on marriage equality. Wisdom: All of creation is good. None of it is bad or destructive. No human beings are … Continue reading
Posted in Lectionary reflection Tagged 2 cor 8, marriage equality, mk 5, OT13b, purity, Wis 1 Leave a comment
Friday Night Potpourri: So Much Internet, June New Moon edition
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
Posted in Roundup Tagged emerging church, feminism, marriage, marriage equality, science and religion, stone-campbell Leave a comment
“Each one in his own native language!” So much internet, Pentecost edition
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
Posted in Catholic, Roundup Tagged arabic bible, holy cards, marriage equality, traina Leave a comment
Websurfers, Come Out! So much internet
Very, very terse roundup of things I’ve been reading whilst procrastinating on my thesis: Amazing pictures from the mass celebrated on the border of Nogales Beliefs can be unloving: if you follow only one link, follow this one. Excellent discussion … Continue reading
Posted in Roundup Tagged bishops, godspell, greek, inter mirifica, marriage equality Leave a comment
Advise the Bishops about Marriage and Family Life
Among other things that have been going on while I’ve been too busy to blog has been the announcement of an Extraordinary Synod of the Bishops on the family to be held in October 2014, accompanied by a preparatory document … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Theological anthropology Tagged anthropology, catechesis, divorce, ecclesiology, family, humanae vitae, marriage, marriage equality, pastoral care, vocation 4 Comments
A lesbian and a fundamentalist….
Read this powerful witness from Kimberly Knight, a lesbian progressive Christian laywoman, about her in-person conversation with Billy Humphrey, a straight fundamentalist Christian minister: A lesbian and a fundamentalist walk into a bar. Substantive conversations across such an ecclesial and … Continue reading
Posted in Ecumenism, Scripture Tagged bible, dialogue, fundamentalism, love, marriage equality, progressive christianity, truth Leave a comment
The End of Absolute Sexual Morality? No.
Kyle Cupp at Vox Nova writes, in The End of Absolute Sexual Morality, that Christian moral reasoning is typically absolutist–i.e., based on absolute principles–and its approach to sexual moral norms is no exception. Embracing homosexuality as a valid sexual expression … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Feminist theology, Moral theology Tagged farley, marriage, marriage equality, natural law, sexual morality, sexuality, vatican 2 Leave a comment
A hierarchical roundup of some recent Catholic news: – A Minnesota teen was effectively denied the sacrament of confirmation because of his support for samesex marriage. (The family says he was denied, the pastor says he voluntarily withdrew, but the … Continue reading
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Why Christians might support marriage equality
Christian discussions of samesex marriage generally center around the question of whether homosexual behavior is, or is not, sinful. Whether one’s view of this question is informed by the Bible, natural law, theological anthropology, or a combination thereof, there are … Continue reading
Posted in Moral theology Tagged church and state, civil marriage, marriage equality, religious liberty 6 Comments