Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 281, October 8th, 2017 Chapter One: Oblate They elevated him to the priesthood. It was unprecedented, to rise from the status of a rebel and an outcast, to the most exalted class of being, and once again, he started on […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Six, The Empire; Part Thirty-nine, Priest, Collected Chapters"
It is wrong to deny women and men the freedom to be married. It is wrong and Un-American. It is inhuman, against humanity. There is a continuing struggle over civil liberties and human rights in our culture, and around the world. It is a struggle that divides Americans at every level; in our governments, in […]Read more "On the Freedom to Marry – Collected Parts"
Shifting and moving Light, shaping cells of being Waves alternating People, communing Bound by the weak current, a Valence of vision Questions that shape us Our joyful spaces, the life We create and love Brought to our sorrows The Affirmation of pain Each day, by vision Make each second real We […]Read more "Vision"
As a Christian theologian and historian, I can tell you that the scriptures do not contain very much reference material on homosexuality. There are a few mentions of it, and I grant that the references which are there, do condemn homosexuality. However, it should be noted that the scriptures condemn all sexuality outside of wedlock […]Read more "On the Freedom to Marry – Part XVII"
When the legal analysis failed, and court after court has rejected the arguments for discriminating against gay people. When the social analysis has been brought in and we are forced to think objectively about the vast numbers of actual people who would be disenfranchised if these discriminatory laws were to return, the real motivation behind […]Read more "On the Freedom to Marry – Part XVI"
The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.10.08 Propaganda and Apologetics Today’s reading is a piece of pure propaganda. It is an apology. It is an attempt by the writers of Matthew’s, in the first generation after the Roman conquest of Palestine, and the destruction of the Temple, to explain to […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 21:33 – 43 ©"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 274, October 1st, 2017 Chapter One: Foot Soldier In the post of an agency chief, he enjoyed a life of luxury beyond the grasp of a pleb. Then they ordered him into the service, taking it all away. […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Six, The Empire; Part Thirty-eight, General, Collected Chapters"