Tag Archives: spiritual violence

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Christian Spin on ‘Ex-gay’ Study Creates Harm

A recent study, “A longitudinal study of attempted religiously-mediated sexual orientation change,” published in The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy has been hailed by conservative US Christians in publications and websites as a breakthrough. A Christian political group in Australia, the Salt Shakers, was

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The Religious Violence of “Defending Marriage”

A recent article in The Atlantic and recently released Lutheran documents give good reasons to revisit the status of gays and lesbians across American society. Unfortunately, few commentators to date have addressed the most troubling development of the past few years: the growth of DOMA

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Give Yourself a New Bible

The Bible is a dominant force in our culture today. It is a source of comfort and encouragement for millions and a source of abuse and pain for millions of others. As a former Southern Baptist pastor and university Bible professor and now since 1981,