The linked blog is called “Mystic Call” and the blogger. Carmen Rose is pretty spectacular in my book! I keep reading through her post to try and find a short passage to excerpt here, but trying to select one over another is proving difficult. This is a valued read for anyone, believer or non-believer. I want to draw attention to the comment by DrDave. I’l acknowledge that it is hard- for obviously both this guy[Read More…]
Archive for July, 2009
At the General Convention of theÂ Episcopal Church yesterday, the House of Deputies overwhelmingly approved a resolution overriding a three-year hold on election of LGBT bishops. The 2006 resolution was a response to the consecration of BishopGene Robinson, Episcopal Church Overwhelmingly Approves Pro-LGBT Measure | Asterisk.
If we asked many queers what the Bible had to say when it comes to gay bashing, most might point to the well known scriptures such as Leviticus that are condemning of homosexuality. but there is a New Testament scripture that gives a whole new perspective to it. Matthew 5:22. I found this when I was looking up the wikipedia definition of “gay bash.” Â The entry there talks about an idea presented in Byrne Fone’s[Read More…]
Welcome to a Queer Look at the Bible! This weekâ€™s lectionary readings: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 or Amos 7:7-15 Psalm 24 or Psalm 85:8-13 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:14-29 This weekâ€™s QP: Reading from the Hebrew Scriptures (Christian Old Testament) 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19:1Rainbow (A very little bit Gay) Reading from the Psalms: Psalm 24 or Psalm 85:8-13 1Rainbow Reading from the Epistles: Ephesians 1:3-14: 1Rainbow (Not Gay at all!) Reading from the Gospels: Mark 6:14-29:[Read More…]
Welcome to a Queer Look at the Bible! This week’s lectionary readings: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 or Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-15, 2:23-24 Psalm 130 or Psalm 30 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43 (optional Psalm reading:Â Lamentations 3:23-33) This week’s QP: Reading from the Hebrew Scriptures (Christian Old Testament) 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27: 3Rainbows (Very Gay!) Reading from the Epistles: 2 Corinthians 8:7-15: 1RainbowsÂ (Not very Gay at all!) Reading from the Gospels: Mark 5:21-43: 2RainbowsÂ ( A little[Read More…]
Gay Religion: news of religion and GLBT folks: Gays Step Up Efforts to Reverse Gay-as-Godless Stereotype
This blog and blog entry is a very good read. It uses the Barna Group survey data to explore the issue of religious gays and lesbians. I’ve been planning to write about the Barna Group report on thomascwaters.com– it is sitting half-done as a draft. Check this blog out below. Gay Religion: news of religion and GLBT folks: Gays Step Up Efforts to Reverse Gay-as-Godless Stereotype.