The Bible and LGBTQ+ folk

I do seriously worry about interpreting the Bible in such a way as to ignore gospel truths in favour of making scripture more palatable for twenty-first century audiences. I am very concerned about the danger of trying to “fit” the Bible into what we want it to say to justify whatever point—theological, social, political—we are […]

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On Suffering, Shame, and Salvation

The following post deals with issues of sexual assault, abuse, and rape. It also contains theological speculation that may be discomforting or upsetting to some readers.  A few years ago, I was in a religious studies class where the professor proclaimed to the class that “Passion of the Christ is a fine movie, but it doesn’t go far […]

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