The sheer diversity of churches and their fellowships is a reflection of the very essence of what makes them Baptists: local church autonomy and soul liberty.

getreligion.org/getreligion/20

"This divergence has a long history in the United States. At the height of lynching in the early 20th century, for example, most white American Christians were in an uproar — not about lynchings, but about the Scopes Monkey Trials and the teaching of ev... diaspora.kapper.net/p/1741820

What does religious liberty mean? Prison for being a Good Samaritan to refugees? The hung jury in the Scott Warren trial leaves the question to us.

usatoday.com/story/opinion/201

"Look at Saint Augustine: Great guy, great thinker, super-influential, but he had some issues, like we all do. He went to scripture and tried to figure out some kind of direction. We all get to do that. The idea that some dude in the fourth century got to do it, and nobody else does, is absurd to me."

unity.org/publications/unity-m

"The open access movement has called attention to ways in which financial barriers to participation in scholarly discourse inhibit the growth of knowledge and perpetuate global inequities. The majority of the focus, however, has lain upon two kinds of d... diaspora.kapper.net/p/1726056

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Hire me to speak at your high school, graduation, pop culture convention, or birthday.

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RT @ostadjaan@twitter.com

To create a masterpiece of arts like this , a calligrapher, an illumination artist, and a painter of the subtle patterns come together & work in harmony.
We are like this too, interdependent.
To live in beauty, we do our part, & rely on the beauty of friends.

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RT @openculture@twitter.com

The Anti-College Is on the Rise

Students, teachers and reformers are pushing back against the failures of mainstream higher education.

nyti.ms/31kUn4b

🐦🔗: twitter.com/openculture/status

"Queer theology is often regarded as 'theology related to sexuality, especially a dialectical approach to protect the position of sexual minorities,'...I think that such understanding has overlooked an important point in queer theology. Queer theology c... diaspora.kapper.net/p/1725917

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