Category Archives: religion

And the Winner of the Worst Ally Ever Award Is…

Me. I’m the worst ally ever. Us white people like to talk a lot about being allies. Especially us progressive protestant academic types. We love this language. It lets us of the hook of our own complicity. “I’m an ally! … Continue reading

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Not Your Dirty Little Secret – Religious Men and Sexual Shame

I’ve had two opportunities in two years to be a man’s dirty little secret. Both men were religious and both claimed to favor women’s rights, progressive values, and politics based on the teachings of the founders of their religions. And … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grounded

Diana Buter Bass’ Grounded: Finding God in the World: A Spiritual Revolution is another one of those books I could wish to have had in my hands 20 years ago. She describes something very similar to the strange faith I … Continue reading

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