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Many Gifts, Same Spirit: Celebrating Pride in Our Diversity Together

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

LA Pride Eucharist, celebrated to kick off LA Pride this weekend, expresses faith in the right all LGBTQIIAA people have to worship as we feel led, without anyone deciding for us whether or not we can be included or what kind of spirituality we can embrace.

A Gay Man's Open Letter to Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty

Dillon Couvillon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Dillon Couvillon

Some people will call for your show to be yanked, or you to be written out of the show, I don't think that is the appropriate response and answer. Rather I think staying, shows an even greater idea.

License To Philosophize, Sinatra-style

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.01.2013 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

When you reach a certain age and no longer have a job where large numbers of people are incentivized to laugh at your jokes, moments arise when you wo...

One-Legged Pitch Invader Interrupts Soccer Match

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

Here is something we very well may never see again. A one-legged fan ran onto the field at a Brazilian soccer on Saturday night and was taken down...

The Apostle Paul Was Not A Misogynist Homophobe

Aaron Taylor | Posted 08.12.2012 | Religion
Aaron Taylor

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "To be great is to be misunderstood." If Emerson was right, then the Apostle Paul might be one of the greatest men to ever live. Few religious leaders have been as grossly misunderstood as Paul.

Adriano 'Locked' In Hotel By Corinthians To Lose Weight

AP | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Corinthians is keeping former Brazil star Adriano at the team's hotel and is ordering him to go on a strict diet to try to get the ...

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and the Death of the Gentleman, Sportsmanship, and Class in American Society

Michael W. Waters | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Michael W. Waters

But this is much bigger than boxing. What happened in the ring Saturday night is a microcosm of what is taking place within this country. The state of manhood in America is increasingly troubled.

FIFA Bullying Gets Politcial in Brazil World Cup Feud

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 11.02.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Under pressure from key sponsors and the powerful Sao Paulo business lobby that is close to FIFA, the Dilma government responded to Blatter's bullying by agreeing to cover cost overruns on stadium construction.

Soccer Smackdown: Russia and FIFA sandbag Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 09.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has been getting bashed in the global sports press for not making enough progress in constructing stadiums with the amenities FIFA likes to offer its fat cat supporters. But these critics miss half the point.

Meatless Monday: Meatless by the Book

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.29.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

If you want to find justification in the Bible for any sort of behavior, it's in there. It's just a matter of interpretation, from when the earth wil...

Fixed Soccer Matches Create Post Carnival Headache for Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

With Brazilians recovering from carnival hangovers the sports world is feeling the lingering effects of a game fixing case local media are calling the Whistle Mafia.

Mysticism In Religion: Three Ways To View The Sunset

Fr. Richard Rohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Fr. Richard Rohr

It is hardly an exaggeration to say that "us-and-them" seeing, and the dualistic thinking that results, is the foundation of almost all discontent and violence in the world.

1 Corinthians: The Profound Meaning In Paul's Prescription For Marriage

Kate Braestrup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kate Braestrup

First Corinthians 13 is worth reading at a wedding because it doesn't describe married love, or mother love, or brotherly love, but the love that is the point and purpose of being human.

Ladies' Hats Make Comeback In Church Culture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Religion News Service ST. LOUIS (RNS) When St. Paul wrote his first letter to the Corinthians nearly 2,000 ye...

Rev. Rachel Smith: God Not Guns

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

As an ordained minister, Rev. Smith also founded a project to to encourage congreagations to see gun violence prevention as a ministry in their communities.