"Is the internet for women and gays?" may seem like at odd question at first - but there is a story behind it. I am coming at the question as a researcher. I am doing research design at UCLA right now in preparation for my dissertation next year. One of the research questions is in relation to … Read more about Is the Internet for Women and Gays?
A record number of people read the post yesterday “Beyonce and the Bigger Question”. I want to thank everyone who commented on the blog, FaceBook and Twitter for making the conversation so fruitful and constructive. It is a difficult question and we certainly have an issue with race in our … Read more about The Silent White Guy and Invisible Black Women
In last week’s TNT episode, Tripp and I spend the first half hour talking about marriage and the church. I learned early on in ministry to ask a simple question: If I as an ordained minister perform a wedding ceremony for a couple, but they have not secured a license from the state, then when I … Read more about The Church and State are Married in a Civil Union
In recent weeks both Tim Tebow and Marc Driscoll have been hot button topics of conversation in my circles. The whole thing peaked this week when Tebow was knocked out of the playoffs and Driscol was interviewed on a popular British radio show. In the Driscoll interview (he was going after the … Read more about Jesus loves you … some more than others?
by Jeremy Fackenthal One of my good friends taught an undergrad course on feminism in religion several years ago and assigned a book of John Cobb's. The class read it, loved it, and began a conversation about whether or not men could be feminists. They decided that they could and that John … Read more about Feminism & Religion in Process