Articles by: Thomas Waters

What’s Morally Wrong With Homosexuality?

I think this is a preview/trailer for a DVD but has some good stuff in it. Queers United: What’s Morally Wrong With Homosexuality?.

January 18, 2009 Comments are Disabled general, Links, Religion Has Failed

Churches against Prop 8

Instant Tea » Blog Archive » Churches against Prop 8.

January 14, 2009 Comments are Disabled general, Links

Reverend Ricky Hoyt on Marriage Equality

Please read this. Adds a wonderful dimension and clear focus to the issue of Marriage Equality   One More Step | Reverend Ricky Hoyt: marriage equality rally.

January 11, 2009 Comments are Disabled Links, Religion Has Failed

Are the Religious Obsessed with Sex?

The Year of Living Biblically I’m reading a new book, and it seems that within the Judeo-Christian traditions, people have always been obsessed with sex. I began reading, “The Year of Living Biblically” by AJ Jacobs, and thought I would blog about it as I move through the book.  So, far it is pretty good, but I’m barely half-way through the first chapter, and I’m a slow reader. So bear with me. Got Religion? So,[Read More…]

January 7, 2009 Comments are Disabled General Commentary

Nativity revisited

Perhaps one reason why some are so upset about gay marriage- or the ability to redefine marriage (as they see it) is that meaning can always be redefined, or recontextualized.

December 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary

The Queerest Bible Story is getting even queerer.

I keep meaning to write about this, but haven’t, so rather than let it sit in my drafts, thought I’d put it out there.

December 19, 2008 Comments are Disabled Biblical Commentary, General Commentary

Seeing the Full Moon… and Religion

To pit Science as against Religion is an attempt to circumvent this recognition of how much we don’t know. To name all of it as a part of God’s plan, or intellegent design is a way to shut down the exploration, and label ourselves as in control.

December 12, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary, Religion Has Failed
Thoughts about Black Friday.  Has Religion Failed Us?

Thoughts about Black Friday. Has Religion Failed Us?

isn’t one of the primary purposes of religion as we know it, to teach people a base level of moral behavior? Do unto others as you would have people do unto you… that kind of thing?

December 3, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary, Religion Has Failed

Aunt Florence and Thanksgiving

As Brad and I fell asleep last night, we talked about expectations and wishes for Thanksgiving Day.  I actually already had this blog post in my head, but the discussion reminded me that perhaps all of us carry into holidays, expectations and ideas about what a perfect holiday might look like and our perfect day is most likely heavily colored by our past. As a kid, I remember Aunt Florence when I think about any[Read More…]

November 27, 2008 Comments are Disabled general

Is hatred inherent in Religion? In Culture overall?

Will write more about this later. Giant baby Donald Trump can’t land a helicopter on Masada so he’s not gonna go at all

November 22, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary
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