Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Sexual Morality of the Roman Catholic Church

December 29, 2011 In looking for a sexual morality that follows God’s will, another place we could look is to Roman Catholic teachings.  Over many centuries, Roman Catholics have developed a rich and deep body of theology. As Quakers, we … Continue reading

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Pronatalism: The Sexual Morality of the Hebrew Testament

December 22, 2011 So let’s talk about sexuality.  If we are going to have something to say about God’s will regarding homosexuality, we are going to need a fuller and deeper view of ALL human sexuality.  It is hit-and-run moralizing … Continue reading

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We Should Talk About Sex

December 17, 2011 For the Indiana Yearly Meeting Facebook Page: We should talk about sex.  That is, if we are going to talk about sex and sexuality at all, if we are going to provide Christian guidance about these matters, … Continue reading

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The Bible as a Source of Schism

December 10, 2011 For the Indiana Yearly Meeting Facebook Page: We are facing a temptation to divide from one another even though we remember Paul’s exhortation in 1 Corinthians 1:10-13: 10: “I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of … Continue reading

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Pacifism, War and Sin

December 3, 2011 For the Indiana Yearly Meeting Facebook Page: Do we regard as Christians people who believe in war? Doesn’t the Bible make it clear that participation in war is a sin? Suppose your church or meeting had a … Continue reading

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