Post Tagged with: "Gay Marriage"

Lectionary Reading for March 5, 2009

Waiting for the California Supreme Court Ruling on Prop 8 Gospel Mt 7:7-12 Jesus said to his disciples: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Which one of you would hand his son a stone when he asked[Read More…]

March 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled general

How Religion Fails us- Covenant Marriage

This post may seem politicaly based, but I decided to post it here due to the religious motivations behind the law being discussed in this linked blog. This is a story about something called Covenant Marriage, a type of legal marriage began as an attempt to stem divorce rates, begun in Lousiana, but now available in several states. My purpose in writing about it is to illustrate the ways in which conservatives apply a double[Read More…]

March 5, 2009 Comments are Disabled General Commentary, Links, Religion Has Failed

A Question of Love

Not a long post today, although I owe you one.  Found this video clip of Keith Olberman’s commentary about the election and Prop 8 in California.  He expresses some of the ideas I have so eloquently.  Namely, that as recently as 1967, our next president’s parents would not have been allowed to marry in 1/3 of the states in our country because it was illegal for a black and a white to marry.  As recent as[Read More…]

November 11, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary, Uncategorized

Post Election Thoughts

This is more of a rambling post than most of my posts- though you might think they are all rambling.   And most likely this post is less geared towards this Queer Look at the Bible blog, but hopefully as I write, it won’t seem that disconnected- unless I run out of steam or decide I’m not sure what I am saying. As much as it was exciting to see Obama win, it was disappointing[Read More…]

November 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized