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Christians Decry Trump Administration After Children Are Tear-Gassed At Border
Progressive Christians point out that Jesus said his followers should welcome the stranger.
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Progressive Christians Call Out Blatant Hypocrisy Of Dismissing Kavanaugh's Accusers
Evangelical leaders preach a strict conservative Christian sexual ethic -- but some seem willing to allow exceptions.
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With Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination, Trump Again Privileges Conservative Christians
Progressive Christians fear that a right-tilting Supreme Court could cause the country to retreat from progress on ensuring equality for all.
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Bishop Michael Curry Joins Christian March To White House To 'Reclaim Jesus'
For Curry and others, being Christian means rejecting white nationalism and misogyny, while protecting immigrants, refugees and the poor.
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'Silicon Valley' Episode Points Out The Peculiarities Of Being A Christian In Tech
“It freaks people out in the Valley,” a character says of Christianity.
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Queer Catholics In Wisconsin May Be Denied Religious Funerals To Avoid 'Public Scandal'
Newly leaked guidelines also instruct priests to ban the surviving partner from even being mentioned during the service.
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Queer Christians Respond To Jeff Sessions' New 'License To Discriminate'
"Each time we see Christians using power and privilege to target marginalized demographics ... the very foundation of our faith is compromised."
A Brief Primer On Progressive Christianity
Pastor at Church of the Good Shepherd, United Methodist
A church member met with me recently to discuss her worries about her teenage son leaving behind his Christian faith. “He’s
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Trump Vows To 'Destroy' The Law That Bans Churches From Endorsing Candidates
The president wants to help churches become the new super PACs.
Progressive Christian Unapologetics
Love is our God: kindness is our religion We keep the faith and drop the dogma Our deeds are our creeds The Jesus story is
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I'm voting for the candidates with policy positions that align most closely with this vision. Life is precarious for us all
4 Choices Boomers Made That Are Killing Mainline Protestantism
Frederick W. Schmidt
Rueben Job Chair in Spiritual Formation at Garrett-Evangelical...
Earlier this month the Public Religion Research Institute released new statistics that chronicle the demographic shifts in religious affiliation. The one group that has grown exponentially is the so-called "Nones," or religiously unaffiliated.
Jesus, Fully This And Fully That
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.
Senior Lecture, History of Religious Ideas, U of CA Irvine
Paul's idea is that God became a human and subjected himself to all the impairments and parameters of being human. And that
Stained Glass Millennials and the Future of the Church
Pastor, Activist, Author
The Church is not what it used to be. The old song from a by-gone era of Americana rings true, "The old gray mare, she ain't what she used to be." Attendance across the board is down, financial giving is down, and churches are closing their doors at never-before-seen levels.
Our White Unbelief
Writer, Speaker, Leader at Forefront Church-Brooklyn, Author s...
The white majority has made their narrative, their tradition, and their experiences the ones that define the American story. Anything else is not to be trusted or believed. In fact, anyone who is unable to conform to the white tradition is immediately met with skepticism.
3 Ancient Faiths Offer A View Of The Future On 9/11
The common denominator that we share here is our love for God, our neighbor, and God's Earth, and our refusal to bow down to the tyranny of fear that threatens to envelop the world in warfare and other violence.
DNC Convention Takes Religion Back For America
Scholar, educator, writer, speaker on religion in everyday life.
The Democrats offered a full-throated embrace of religion grounded in love of others, care for the poor, justice for those on the margins of society, and compassion for America's global neighbors.
I'm Tired of Being a Christian
Kelsey L. Munger
Self-care enthusiast, wild mystic, and drinker of chamomile te...
I'm tired. I'm tired of being a Christian. People say it's only a term, only a word but that word feels like the lead apron at the dentist's office. It's pushing down on me from all sides, clipped tightly around my neck.
Make No Mistake - We Absolutely Need a 'Christian Left'
Writer, musician, activist, single father from Chicago.
Christian liberals are told constantly that we cannot exist, that the very label "Christian Left" is an oxymoron. Liberal Christian erasure is a very real thing, and it's time we pushed back.
Blessing the Hands That Cast the Ballots
If ever there was a season for progressive-hearted people to urge their friends and neighbors to vote, this would be it.
Progressive Christian Allies for Atheists
In the US, now is a better time to be an atheist than ever. The percentage of declared atheists and religiously unaffiliated people in America has risen substantially in recent years. To lack or reject religion is becoming considerably more socially acceptable.
I'm Trying to Be More Intolerant (and You Should Too)
Author, Editor, Speaker, Activist
No, your whining about religious persecution because you have to bake a cake for a gay wedding doesn't make you the Martin Luther King, Jr. of a new conservative religious civil rights movement.
Do Trees Have Souls?
Barbara Falconer Newhall
Deciduous trees in winter, shorn of their leaves and their greeniness, seem so full of soul and will and intention -- despite their barren branches -- that I want to say, yes, trees are an expression of the divine.
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