Posts tagged "amanda marcotte"
Daily Links: Today's Soap Box

Daily Links: Today’s Soap Box

What promised land? What medical ethics? What radical Muslims? What orphans? A quick guide to righteous media this week.

Keeping the Patriarchy: Sex as Dominance in the Catholic Church

by Amanda Marcotte To quickly summarize a recently- released,  five-year study funded by the Catholic Church on the priest sex abuse scandals: “We’ve investigated ourselves and concluded that it was the hippies that did it.”  It may be easy to be hoodwinked into believing the report isn’t as dodgy as it is, as the researchers did...

Report on Sex Abuse in the Roman Catholic Church


With commentary from FRANCES KISSLING, AMANDA MARCOTTE, ELIZABETH CASTELLI, SCOTT KORB, MARY VALLE, PETER BEBERGAL, JACK DOWNEY

Gender Caricatures

How are ideas of masculinity created and enforced?  Are the political and Christian right less tolerant of a spectrum of male behavior than those on the left?  What about Boehner's crying and Obama's killing?  From Amanda Marcotte's article at The Guardian, "The soft underbelly of the right's hard abs":
Unfortunately, the right's obsession with masculinity,...

Speaking of Universalism…

Chris Armstrong at Grateful to the Dead takes the time to excerpt Edwin Woodruff Tait's review of Love Wins, the new Rob Bell book that has everyone wagging for a month now.