Yesterday, the New York Times posted a slideshow from Judith Levitt of Catholic women who are priests. This might come as a surprise to some of you, but there is a growing resistance movement among Catholics who have been able to find loopholes in their own bi-laws and begin ordaining women: In the last 10Continue reading “Catholic Women as Priests”
This is the text to the message I gave at Camas Friends Church on Jesus Sheep and Goats parable in Matt. 25. Matthew 25 (From Clarence Jordan’s Cotton Patch Gospel): When the son of man starts his revolution with all his band around him, then he was assume some authority. And all the nations willContinue reading “The Politics of Surprise (Matt. 25: 31-46)”
* Understandably, there’s been a lot of hullabaloo in media since Mother Jones revealed Mitt Romney calling 47% of us Americans mooches. In case you’ve missed it, here’s some of the transcript of what he said to the attendees of this $50,000-a-plate dinner: There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for theContinue reading “Romney, Sheep and the 47%”
This is a morning prayer written by Walter Rauschenbusch I have been praying this month as I work on my dissertation.
My study for week #2. This past week I made good progress towards my goal of writing four chapters for my dissertation this month. I’m not sure if my strategy is the best – And I’m not sure I want you to tell me if you think otherwise – but the goal is to getContinue reading “Writing-Sabbatical Update #2”
This past week I began a four-week “writing sabbatical,” and the whole thing went really well. The church was generous to release me from my responsibilities so that I could commit focused-time to working on my dissertation. The goal is to work my typical 40+ hours a week but spend that time writing – soContinue reading “Writing-Sabbatical Update #1”