Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bible Authority and the Five Snippets

March 30, 2012 I understand why we should treat the Bible with exceptional reverence, taking it as the single most essential book we have among the millions that have been written. The Bible is the best account of Jesus’s life … Continue reading

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Five Snippets

March 23,2012 So it comes down to five Bible verses. The argument that homosexuality is wrong, that homosexuality is sinful, has no other leg to stand upon – if it has any at all – than these five verses: two … Continue reading

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Whose Water Are We Carrying?

March 16, 2012 The question of how Quakers should view homosexuality is a religious and spiritual question, not a matter of law or public policy. Nevertheless, our consideration unfolds in the midst of continuing turmoil in law and policy. And … Continue reading

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Can We Honor Bayard Rustin?

March 9, 2012 One hundred years ago next week was born Bayard Rustin, the man who was the principal logistical organizer of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. That march took place on August 28, 1963 and was … Continue reading

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AFSC’s Work: Of Friends, Not By Friends or For Friends

March 5, 2012 Below is a  post I wrote for the AFSC Blog Acting in Faith, edited by Lucy Duncan. Here is a link to the blog as it appeared on that site.  She noted that “This guest post in … Continue reading

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The Stigma Around Homosexuality and the Harm It Causes

March 2, 2012 Everyday across the U.S. – across the globe, for that matter – young people begin to realize that their sexual desires are different from others. Early-teen boys realize they are attracted to other teen boys, and early-teen … Continue reading

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