Browsing All posts tagged under »Christian Tradition«

Sophia Series Session 7: Adele Sakler (N.C.O.Edition)

October 9, 2010

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Phil Shepherd aka the Whiskey Preacher is a straight ally who interviewed Queermergent’s own Adele Sakler aka Existential Punk for his latest Sophia Series Podcast, the (National Coming Out Edition)! You can check out Adele’s interview on the Whiskey Preacher’s website by clicking here or when it becomes available on iTunes here. Thanks for tuning […]

Counting The Costs – Queer Christianity

October 5, 2010

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Counting The Costs – Queer Christianity By Rhiannon Y Orizaga Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them, “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry the […]

Lisa Larges’ Scruples

November 16, 2009

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If you have not already heard, Lisa Larges, an openly gay woman, was FINALLY ordained approved for  ordination in San Francisco in the Presbyterian Church after 20 years. Afterward, a woman, who disagrees with her ordination, received enough signatures that can delay her actual ordination another 18 months. WHY anyone puts up with this shit […]

Sermon on The Bleeding Woman

August 17, 2009

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The Bleeding Woman BY Nadia Bolz-Weber There were a lot of things and people in the time of Jesus that were considered unclean.  The list is long and found, not surprisingly,  in Leviticus.  To be unclean means that you are unfit to enter into the temple.  To be unclean is to be unholy and therefore […]

on covananted same gender relationships

July 29, 2009

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on covananted same gender relationships BY Drew Tatusko Originally Posted at Notes From Off Center on July 28, 2009 The Civil Union and Christian Marriage Committee of the Presbyterian Church (USA) has asked for responses pursuant to their mandate to study “the history of the laws governing marriage and civil union, including current policy debates; […]

Changing Stories

April 27, 2009

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Changing Stories BY Padraig When I was eleven years old I remember being asked a question that left me with the feeling of being trapped… damned if I did and damned if I didn’t. The trap involved linguistics… tricky linguistics to an eleven year old. “Are you a homosapien or a homosexual?” was the question. […]

Family As Idol In Conservative Christianity

April 6, 2009

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Family As Idol In Conservative Christianity By Queerbrit The one thing I have never understood, is why conservative Christians always start with the nuclear family as the building block of a Christianised society.  Further, that faith in practice must essentially protect traditional interpretations of gender roles.  Where did this all come from?  It certainly did […]