A poem inspired by our Civil Conversations Project dialogue on the future of marriage — written in Newark airport by Pádraig Ó Tuama.
On science and theology, interviewing Marilynne Robinson, and more on what what Krista's thinking about this week.
A reframed, redemptive conversation about same-sex marriage with the subject before the Supreme Court. Coming to the gay marriage debate from two, predictable opposing directions, David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch both have an equal desire to strengthen the institution of marriage. They're now showing all of us another way forward in grappling with the future of marriage.
Two Christian leaders are working to restore Christian engagement in the world. Gabe Lyons and Jim Daly discuss how they who are reshaping their part in common life, and the common good. This often surprising conversation addresses subjects like gay marriage, abortion, and the strident reputation that Christian evangelicals have earned in the past decade.
Rep. Walsh's speech and story showcases the best of political discussion and civil debate, no matter what side of the issue you support. Oh, if we could all model this kind of civility in our public and private lives. Just marvelous. Be sure to watch this 4-minute speech.
Our culture's acrimonious debate on the morality of gay marriage has been framed in religious — largely conservative Christian — terms. We go behind the rhetoric to explore the human confusion, hopes, and fears this subject arouses. We'll name hard questions that these religious people on both sides of the issue are asking themselves, and that they would like to ask of others.
Greenstreet's 2010 film 8: The Mormon Proposition takes a closer look at the LDS church's stance on gay marriage.
A seminary student wants to engage in conversations about homosexuality among other faithful, as a catalyst for social justice.
Audio of the revered theologian explaining why the GLBTQ issue has such adrenaline in church communities and why a chance for theological discussion has passed.