Dale B. Martin, Woolsey Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, delievered the inaugural Boswell Lecture on April 30, 2008: "A Gay, Male, Christian, Sexual Ethic."
In various ways the narrator in the Book of Samuel withholds data from the reader until late in the narrative process. Upon receiving these data readers and other interpreters usually continue on into the next plot direction without retracing steps to see what the implications of this "withheld data" do to reshaping the previous plots and characterizations. In particular there are homoerotic implications of the narrative in 1 Samuel 19 which, when "taken backwards" reshapes readings of the text.
Dr. Virginia Burrus, professor of early Christianity at Drew University Theological School, delivered the second annual John E. Boswell Lecture, entitled "What's Queer about Christian Couples? Engaging Augustine's Theology of Marriage" in the Badè museum on April 29. The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry co-sponsored the event with the GTU Women and Religion program.
Dale B. Martin, Woolsey Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, delivered the inaugural John E. Boswell Lecture on the campus of Pacific School of Religion, April 30, 2008. The text of ...
Dale Martin, professor of religion from Yale University gives the inaugural Boswell Lecture: "Creating a Gay Male Christian Sexual Ethic."
Brett Webb-Mitchell, a Presbyterian pastor and former professor of Christian Education at Duke Divinity School, has published the first book on gay parenting from a Christian perspective--"On ...
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