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August 18, 2014
Traditionally respected gender and sexuality standards bring charges today of “false Christians” who “hate thy neighbor.”
August 16, 2014
Babies, we think, are not the point of sex. They along with venereal diseases are among the hazards of sex, things to be avoided…
August 7, 2014
It is commonly supposed that ours is a culture that worships sex. “50 Shades of Grey” was a publishing phenomenon and the movie trailer a smash hit on YouTube. Sadly, it is not that our culture worships sex too much, but rather we do not worship it enough.
May 13, 2014
H.L. Mencken thinks such notions are more than foolish, and argues that marriage is a “status” more than a “contract,” and that the essence of a marriage relation lies in its merging of interests, hopes, fears, sorrows, triumphs and glories.
April 14, 2014
The Greek word for “Symposium” originally meant to gather and drink together. Unfortunately, that is not what we have been doing the past two weeks here at the IRD. We have, however, managed to…
April 8, 2014
The Church’s teaching on sexuality and marriage is an assent to the world.
April 4, 2014
According to Tony Jones, Christianity ought to be totally unconcerned about sexuality. It is a “lie” in his words “that issues of human sexuality are somehow central to Christian doctrine.” This is plainly false. I know, because I once thought as Mr. Jones does.
May 13, 2013
by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) The recent National Catholic Prayer Breakfast got me to thinking about the cultural co-belligerence of different Christians and the debt that I owe Catholics for their great work in the…
May 8, 2013
Kristin Rudolph (@Kristin_Rudolph) The English speaking world now has a “Truly Inclusive Way to Answer the Question ‘Where Do Babies Come From?’” Noah Berlatsky writes on The Atlantic of a new children’s book authored…
May 2, 2013
By Jeff Gissing (@JeffGissing) As our culture continues to grapple with the meaning of marriage, the Washington Post reported that vocal advocates of polyamory in the Unitarian Universalist church are detrimental to legal recognition…