A young man had asked for re-baptism with his male name, surmising that God might not recognize him, as he was originally baptized as a girl. He wished to be reintroduced to God in his new identity.
Day: May 30, 2015
For decades GLBT folks have been falsely accused of being a threat to children. They have been reported to have an agenda to groom future GBLT people by taking advantage of children. A reality TV Show family, the Duggars, have been influential of late in promoting those falsehoods about GLBT folks. They were actively a part of the successful campaign to overthrow an anti-discrimination law in Fayetteville AR. Yet, all the while they damaged the reputations of GLBT folk, they tried to conceal their own dark secret of a child predator in their own home.
The sad aspect of this, that seems to be overlooked in all the celebration, was that the Irish referendum was that the majority was voting regarding the rights of minorities! Always a dangerous proposition. Posted by David Allen
Responding to the recent report issued by the Pew Research Center, Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, the Executive Religion Editor at The Huffington Post interviewed Diana Butler Bass to get her unique take on the findings in the report.
She was convicted as a heretic and burned at the stake in 1431. Twenty-five years later, her case was appealed and the Pope declared her to have been falsely accused. Almost 500 years later, she was canonized as a saint.