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Bible Cartoons

When I attended an Episcopal Church in the late 2000s, I produced a weekly cartoon for the church bulletin to go with the the weekly readings. Bible Cartoons is a collection of these cartoons, which are collected from the years … Continue reading

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The 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate and the Catholic Outreach to Islam

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II document Nostra Aetate, which dealt with the relation of the church to non-Christian religions that transformed church doctrine about Jews and other faiths. Nostra Aetate originated from the realization of … Continue reading

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More Evangelicals, Mormons and Catholics Supporting LGBT Rights

Recently, there has been a controversy where a Christian public official named Kim Davis went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples who wanted to get married.  For weeks I would open up my Facebook page … Continue reading

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Two Books about Pope Francis and Church Reform

Ever since Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to the papacy two years ago, I’ve been a big fan of Pope Francis. Though I am an ex-Catholic who disagrees with some Catholic doctrine, I still have the greatest affection for the … Continue reading

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Christians Fighting for LGBT Rights

Recently the news has been dominated by the efforts of conservative Christians to push back against laws protecting LGBT rights. In Alabama, state judges have resisted a federal ruling to issue licenses for same sex marriages. Several conservative Christian business … Continue reading

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The Old Testament Prophets and Social Justice

I’m reposting the last part of a blog I wrote in May 8, 2014. One of the great influences on the social justice traditions of Christians and Jews are the Old Testament Prophets. The Old Testament prophets had a strong … Continue reading

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Christian Parents Supporting Their LGBT Child

In 2008 in California, many leaders of the Mormon, Catholic and Evangelical churches lobbied successfully for the passage of Proposition 8, a law that would define marriage as being between a man and a woman and would make same sex … Continue reading

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