Thursday, June 9, 2016

honest thoughts on homosexuality

Leawood Methodist pastor's honest thoughts on homosexuality and the church are refreshing
Kansas City Star: Columnist commends Kansas UMC leaders, searching for a just solution to case of pastor who came out to her congregation.

An untold tale: American fiction vs. the religious right
Religion Dispatches: Christopher Douglas' new book tries to figure out what the surprising, strange, unexpected return of conservative Christianity meant for American literature in the last half century or so.

The Trump nobody knows
The Atlantic: When he discusses his faith, the Republican candidate sounds a great deal like the businessman-turned-politician who coined his campaign slogan.
Religion News Service: Trump tackles Christianity's big question: 'Who is Jesus?'

National Cathedral to remove Confederate flag images
Religion News Service: The Washington National Cathedral will replace depictions of the Confederate flag in its stained-glass windows with plain glass but keep panes honoring Confederate generals for at least two years while it fosters discussions about the church and race relations.

Images of Ramadan 2016
The Atlantic: Gathered here are images of Muslims around the world observing Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, which began earlier this week.

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