The response of Azusa Pacific University to Heath Adam Ackley’s coming out illustrates shifts in how evangelical are engaging the issue of transgender identity.
We believe that queer and trans* people have insights into theology and faith that deepen the conversation not just for other queer people but for non-queer people as well.
A few spots on radio shows and podcasts in the past couple weeks that AWH readers might be interested in checking out.
“The Thaw” claims that public schools persecute Christian students.
My review of Chris Stedman’s book Faitheist, on interfaith activism between religious and nonreligious people, is on the Bitch Magazine blog today
Discussing the hostility of the Church experience, as an introvert.
In a way, the process of pushing back on the image of God I grew up with has been one of learning to imagine a queer God.
I’ve been chuckling over the recent (and I guess ongoing) dustup over the “Top 200 Church Blogs” list by Kent Shaffer of Church Relevance. Per Dianna Anderson, the list is 93% white men and has zero women of color. Which just raises the question…which churches is Shaffer talking about?
My friend Shay Kearns, aka the Anarchist Reverend, has put out a call for a queer theology synchroblog (i.e., blogging on the same day about the same topic). This is a great opportunity to get a discussion going about faith and understandings of God from a different perspective than usual.