Category Archives: Law and policy

And this on “White Fragility”

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/dehumanizing-condescension-white-fragility/614146/

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What is “Systemic Racism”?

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Here is the Latest on the Science of Same-Sex Attraction

Jesus loves LGBT! “. . . [T]here is a great chasm between much of the public discourse and what science has shown.”              – Lawrence S. Mayer, Paul R. McHugh, Special Report: Sexuality and Gender … Continue reading

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Excellent NY Times essay on the spiritual and social implications of the Incarnation!

Click here.

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SYMPOSIUM ON AMERICAN SLAVERY

Introduction It has been fifteen years since Jack Davidson, then pastor at Cascade Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in America) in Eugene, Oregon, Robert Iltis, Professor of Communications at Oregon State University, and I presented our Symposium on American Slavery.  The … Continue reading

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What is Homosexuality? A Survey of the Scholarly Literature

Neither public policy nor church policy with regard to same-sex attraction (SSA) should be formed in ignorance of the essential nature of homosexuality as reflected in the best scientific evidence available.  The Survey was first posted June 26, 2015, the … Continue reading

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The Definition of “Religion”

Defining “Religion” within the Meaning of the Religion Clauses of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. For constitutional purposes–and whenever we speak of religion and the public schools, we cannot avoid speaking in terms of the … Continue reading

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“What Can I Do?”

Today I received an e-mail from a reader asking, “What can I do?”  And I responded: Will, I’m not ready to say the battle is lost.  I prefer to emphasize the fact that we have the victory and really cannot … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom

I. Love is Foremost. The action of the Indiana legislature in adopting a religious freedom restoration bill has provoked a maelstrom of invective against Christians.  If you only read your local newspaper, you may not appreciate the extent of it. … Continue reading

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God Loves Gays!

A few hours ago I posted an exchange of comments on a New York Times Online article about gay marriage.  In doing so, I violated my own guideline about such conversations, namely: on this subject (religion and homosexuality), misunderstanding is difficult … Continue reading

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