Posts tagged "same-sex marriage"

States of Devotion, a publication of NYU's Hemispheric Institute edited by Ann Pellegrini, has a new "dossier" of articles that address same-sex marriage in the U.S. Pellegrini's introduction reads:
That same Christian Century article contrasts the rising support for gay marriage, especially among younger Americans, with public attitudes towards legalized abortion. The survey...

As Goes Iowa:
The Family Leader, Religious Politics and 2012

by Andy Kopsa America’s culture wars are at full throttle: defunding Planned Parenthood, chipping away at a woman’s right to an abortion – and if possible taking away that right altogether, preventing or ending gay marriage (because it could lead to Sharia law), enacting Religious Freedom Restoration Acts to “restore religious liberty” that was never...

Evangelicals and The Gay

Jay Bakker's going out on a limb for The Gays.  In his new book,  Fall to Grace:  A Revolution of God, Self and Society, Bakker proclaims that homosexuality is not a sin. While this may be a revelation (Bakker's church is called Revelation NYC) for Cathleen Falsani, who reviews the book at Sojourners,...

Theology’s Gay

Should we argue theology with anti-gay rights folks?

Gays Get One Tent

Mary Valle:
O. Kay Henderson at Radio Iowa reports that a gay-marriage opposing state senator Merlin Bartz wants to stop more-inclusive "spouse" language in the Department of Natural Resources' rules. Family and non-family rates are the same, but families are allowed to set up more than one tent on the same...

“It’s the way I was raised.”

Chicago democratic representative Deborah Mell announced her engagement on the floor of the house yesterday. Personal announcements aren't uncommon, but Mell's caused a stir; she is one of two openly-gay legislators in the state of Illinois. She said:
"I know our governor and many of you on both sides of the aisle do...

Daily Links 10 December 2004

Serbian Orthodox Church Sues The Bishop of Serbia’s Orthodox Church has brought a lawsuit against England, France, Germany and Italy, for failing to protect Orthodox churches and religious monuments from Albanian attacks since Nato troops took control of Kosovo in 1999. Church-State Divisions in Canada Paul Matthews, of Maisonneuve, gives a editorial-round-up after Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that same-sex...

Daily Links 08 December 2004

Dinosaurs Were Created, Too “Uneasy answering questions about radiocarbon dating? Rock layers? Natural selection? Do you want to believe in six literal days, but you’re still confused about the big bang or Grand Canyon? You’ll find answers here!” Metafilter plans a day-trip to “the world’s most unusual museum,” (sorry, Ripley’s), The Creation Museum, soon to open in Petersburg,...