The lack of bipartisanship troubles many religious freedom activists, including representatives of Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal advocacy organization involved in high-profile Supreme Court cases and state-level legislation. This I lament. Christianity Today strengthens the church by richly communicating the breadth of the true, good, and beautiful gospel.
Marriage Proposed federal marriage amendment a basic repeat of the Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA] : marriage is an exclusive union of a man and a woman joined together for: permanent, public, sexual, emotional, financial, and parenting "goods.
There are several reasons why this makes no sense. Today is National Voter Registration Day! Not only are people of faith more vocal about their support for marriage equality, but they are, at times, willing to contradict official church doctrine to express those views.
The "application" of my fervent desire that they not have to experience a divorce is softened by my love for them, which continues through good times and bad.
He claims this is a result of idolatry and uses is as part of his argument for why one should only follow his God. Share this page on:. My intent was two-fold: first to invite students into dialogue with people different from themselves; second, to work to eliminate, in whatever small way I could, homophobic attitudes on our campus and in our community.
Jesus' uncompromising teaching about divorce here can be a bit alarming. To claim one set as timeless truths while ignoring the others is patently hypocritical and goes against the grain of the text itself. In a patriarchal society, to be masculine was to be the active partner, whereas to be passive was deemed feminine and shameful.
We don't. Current Issue September Subscribe. Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series of in-depth stories and analyses dissecting and understanding religious liberty in America and the place of faith in the public square. Confessions of a Community College Dean.
The first letter, dated June 25, , and organized by the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, had signatures, among them 25 presidents of CCCU member institutions.