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The real reason for the season

Originally posted on Kemetic vs. Atheist:
I was doing rite to Hathor, the Lady of Love, today (i.e. December 16), and something came to me. Maybe it isn’t earth-shattering, but I wanted to share it with you guys. Let’s not lose sight of this during the holiday season. Whether you think the reason for the…

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Justice & the Authority of the Past

Originally posted on WIT:
History is story telling. It’s also much more than that. The way we tell stories communicates much about our values and perspectives. Storytelling a powerful act; those who generate the shared stories of a group’s past can exert an enormous amount of authority over the group’s sense of identity. Collectively we…

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Thanks, and an explanation

I noticed recently that my blog now has 577 followers (that includes those subscribing to the blog and those following via Twitter or Facebook). It’s well past time I thanked you. So thank you very much! I’m glad you’ve found something of interest here. Also, I think I need to explain to you why I… Continue reading Thanks, and an explanation

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The intrusion of religion, part 2

Unlike my first post on this topic, this wasn’t unexpected, but it still got to me. I went to get my hair done yesterday – my hair isn’t naturally red, but I like being a redhead, so every two or three months I go in to have my roots done, and after a while the… Continue reading The intrusion of religion, part 2

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On Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the United States

Originally posted on WIT:
In the following, we at Women In Theology offer a statement of solidarity with all victims of Islamophobia.  We encourage you to “sign” this letter by re-posting it in full on your blogs, facebook pages, and other social media platforms. We, as Christian theologians in the public sphere, stand together in solidarity with…

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The intrusion of religion

It’s amazing. You’re just going along, having an ordinary day, minding your own business, when Bam! Somebody decides to insert religion where it doesn’t belong. The lady I work with asked me today if I was interested in selling jewelry. She had a brochure in her car, she said. Sure, I said, I’ll take a… Continue reading The intrusion of religion