MacCulloch on the Reformation and Homosexuality

At the very end of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s magisterial (what other word is there for such a book?) The Reformation: A History, he offers some brief assessments of where the various Christian churches are today. This is...

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A Run-Down of Christian Resources on Homosexuality and Same-Sex Attraction

A friend is doing some study on same-sex attraction and asked me if I had any resource recommendations. Here’s my reply. Here are a few things to look at: Phil Brown’s recent paper on homosexual...

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Sloganeering: A Choose Your Own Adventure Post!

This is a Choose Your Own Adventure Post. You make it what you want! See below! Not long ago my little budding reader, six years old, noticed in a liberal relative’s home a sign full...

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A Bracing Conversion Story

A lesbian at Yale starts exploring Christianity (a must read): At the time, I knew two girls who were seriously dating each other. One was training to be a Lutheran minister. I wanted to know...

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Everybody’s a Fundamentalist No. 13

Everybody’s a fundamentalist. Everybody’s a separatist. Everybody has a vision of the good that differs from the visions of others and ends up excluding others from their club. Everybody limits academic freedom in the next breath after...

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Love Does Not Equal Tolerance of Whatever You Want to Do: A Prooftext

I like it when people think clearly enough to advert to their epistemological controls, their critical foundations. I think it’s a rare gift in a world in which most educated people seem to hold tightly...

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