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What Does The Bible Actually Say About Gay Marriage?

30 June 2011

by Lee Jefferson Professor, Centre College Several days ago, a historic vote in the state of New York, pushed aggressively by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, legalized the practice of same-sex marriage. Such an action was certainly a momentous decision for marriage equality rights in the LGBT community. The vote was not exactly sui generis, but the fact …

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Bible’s Different Authors Revealed By New Language Software

30 June 2011

By MATTI FRIEDMAN   06/29/11 12:46 PM ET  JERUSALEM — Software developed by an Israeli team is giving intriguing new hints about what researchers believe to be the multiple hands that wrote the Bible. The new software analyzes style and word choices to distinguish parts of a single text written by different authors, and when applied to …

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Pride in the Pulpit

18 June 2011

There is another reason to be hopeful that marriage will become law this year – we now have bipartisan support in the State Senate, with four previous “no” votes coming out for the measure. Governor Andrew Cuomo will shortly introduce legislation in the Senate that would allow loving, committed couples to marry in the Empire …

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Bishop Spong to be honored!

1 June 2011

Breaking through confined and narrow theological structures has been John Shelby Spong’s life work. He has brought thousands of grateful people on the journey with him; people of faith, people who doubt, but all people with serious religious and intellectual inclinations. Since his retirement as Bishop of the Diocese of Newark in 2000, Jack Spong …

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