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“Elizabeth Smart, Human Trafficking, and Purity Culture

“Elizabeth Smart, Human Trafficking, and Purity Culture” feedproxy.google.com/~r/RachelHeldE…

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@rachelheldevans: Wow. Why we MUST address purity issues in the Church

RT @rachelheldevans: Wow. Why we MUST address purity culture issues in the Church: “Elizabeth Smart speaks on human trafficking” – http://t…

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How to read cherem in the book of Joshua

Today’s entry in Experimental Theology asks a question regarding cherem in the book of Joshua: Would the hate-filled reader really walk away with the view that the solution to Israel’s exile problem was more cherem? Or would the reader come … Continue reading

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The Religious Right was Created to Battle Desegregation

The Religious Right Wasn’t Created to Battle Abortion: The Supreme Court is hearing two cases on marriage equality this week, 40 years after it granted women access to legal and safe abortions in the landmark case Roe v. Wade. – … Continue reading

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“Why traditional churches should stick with…

“Why traditional churches should stick with traditional worship” patheos.com/blogs/afewgrow…

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“Guns, Sex, and the Total Depravity of Everyone Else

“Guns, Sex, and the Total Depravity of Everyone Else” redletterchristians.org/guns-sex-and-t…

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Christian Stereotypes: Christians are Judgmental

Christian Stereotypes: Christians are Judgmental: For the next few weeks, I’ll be busy with finals and research papers. For the rest of this month, I thought it might be fun to revisit some of my very first posts from before … Continue reading

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An Episcopal Church is a manifestation of the gates of hell????

According to Operation Save America it is.  Maybe if OSA stopped calling us names and started having a real discussion things would improve. Saints in Denver May Get to Supreme Court: Ken and Jo Scott and all the saints in … Continue reading

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A link about witnessing

Maybe “witnessing” is about the choice we have to plant seeds of unkindness, hurry, hate, and greed in one another’s lives, or to plant seeds of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness and self-control. Why I Don’t Witness to … Continue reading

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Mental Illness and the Church: Two Links

Mental Illness: Resources for the Church: One in 17 adults and one in 10 children in the United States lives with a serious mental illness (National Alliance on Mental Illness). – by Lindy Lowry – http://blog.exponential.org/2013/04/mental-illness-resources-for-the-church/ Depression and Suicide from … Continue reading

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