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Mainline Denominations

When the Unthinkable Becomes Commonplace: Charting the Future of Ministerial Ordination

Rev. Stephen V. Sprinkle, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion
Rev. Stephen V. Sprinkle, Ph.D.

Though closeted gay men have been ordained for generations, and more recently closeted lesbians as women's ordination came online, stigma often haunted any clergy person suspected of being a member of the sexual minority. Not long ago, authorizing boards were battlegrounds.

Missing the "Mainline" Protestant Opportunity

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.15.2012 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Why aren't the mainline denominations pitching their churches' tolerant, noble, humanistic, and enlightened views about individual empowerment, community and spiritual rebirth to the spiritually disenfranchised on a larger scale?

Bill Stringfellow, Will Campbell, Don Benedict

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen C. Rose

And there are many other names. When I noticed at Faith and Theology an apparent "discovery" of Bill Stringfellow, I left the following comment, to wh...