Here are a few of the articles that made me laugh, dream and think this week: 1. Despite the Catholic Church’s controversial pivot away from the Pope’s relatively inclusive position on same-sex relationships, 85% of Young Catholics […]
It occurred to me that we do indeed think of the Bible as something that has been “given” to us by God, when we should think of the Bible as a collection of texts to which we’ve given numerous interpretations throughout history. We think of the Bible as something that has given us a specific narrative about the world, without acknowledging that we are, in fact, the ones who assign and propagate biblical narratives.
In a reflection written almost exactly four years ago, I touched on a few of the important statistics that jolted me out of my exclusivistic way of reading the scriptures and into a more open […]
On Monday, May 12, 2014 at two o’clock in the afternoon, Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC will confer upon yours truly a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) degree. At least, that’s what my graduation […]