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World Trade Center, New York

Gay Saint of 9/11: Mychal Judge

A gay priest is considered a saint by many since his heroic death in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. Father Mychal Judge, chaplain to New York City firefighters, responded quickly when Muslim extremists flew hijacked planes into the

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Queer Christian Art: An Empowering Gift

(An excerpt from Art That Dares: Gay Jesus, Woman Christ, and More) Two dramatic new visions are coming into consciousness: the gay Jesus and the woman Christ. They break gender rules and gender roles. Their very presence stirs controversy. These radically new Christ figures embody

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Walking Faith

It’s easy to talk a good talk about faith. “Faith is belief in that which is unseen but still known,” we might say, or “faith gives my life meaning.” There’s nothing wrong with these statements, but they can direct us toward a pietistic, quietist approach