Category Archives: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Homosexuality and Me: the People and the Path

Someone recently asked me how my understanding of homosexuals evolved. Before 2001, before I learned that my son was gay, homosexuality was a non-issue for me. I’d met quite a few gay men along life’s way, so many that I’m … Continue reading

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“The Bible is Misogynist from Cover to Cover.” Well, not quite.

A new blog, A Flock of Crows, was recently a WordPress “Featured Blog” with a post titled, Mind the Gap: I’m Gay and Christian.  The blogger is a sixteen year old lesbian who is in the closet, and an excellent … Continue reading

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Angel’s List–Dissatisfied Church Customers

If you are dissatisfied with your church experience, either as a church member or as a member of the clergy, or are no longer in the church, you are not alone. You are not a malcontent, and there is an … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Religionless Christianity

I became acquainted with the life and works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer at Simpson College. Bonhoeffer was the German Lutheran pastor who took part in a conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Born in 1906, he was 27 years old when Hitler ascended to power in 1933. In … Continue reading

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