Of the many perspectives on the issue of gays and lesbians in the modern Christian church, this one is one of the more interesting ones. His perspective is that it's a lot about biblical authority: "the weight of textual evidence said nothing about how those texts should be received – that just because Paul or […]

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… here comes Rita. Rita was a tropical storm when I last looked, but now, upon entering the Gulf of Mexico, it's become a category 4 hurricane, heading for Texas. I can't wait to find out what those conservative preachers who were so quick to blame Katrina on the "decadence" of New Orleans are going […]

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As I was travelling across country, I had heard about Brother Roger, who was stabbed at an evening service in the Taizé community in France. I didn't know much about the community, or the form of worship, but I'm learning more. Blog Category:  Personal Religion

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Well, I'm into week 3, and I don't feel quite so at sea as I did last week, or the week before. I've finished 3 papers (yes, I've had 3 papers to write so far, fairly minor) and am working on the 4th. My major computer is in the shop, which is annoying, to say […]

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You'd never know it, but I'm an online quiz junkie. One blogroll I generally read everyday (and am on) is the linuxchix blogroll. Several people regularly post quizzes they've taken, and the results. I take the quizzes, but never post the results… until now. So here is the completely unsurprising result to a quiz about […]

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This is fun, and interesting. Someone printed up a bunch of speech bubble stickers (see below) and put them on posters all over NY – then took pictures of the results. There is humor, political commentary, etc. Here's one example: Blog Category:  Uncategorized

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This is a hard one. I hate giving these prizes to liberals. Donna Brazile, who was the African-American lesbian manager of Al Gore's 2000 campaign, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post today. I can't quite believe it. America Blog's Rob thinks she suffers from Stockholm Syndrome. Whatever. I understand the sentiment – let's all […]

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I'm taking the red one. Blog Category:  Personal

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This is bad, really bad. Quick summary: Last summer, the more Artic sea ice melted than has ever melted before. It has gotten past the point of no return – we likely can never put things back the way we found them. Blog Category:  Environment

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This is hilarious. As well as poigniant. Blog Category:  Current Affairs Politics Religion

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