Speaker: Lori King-Nelson

Seeking the Divine(s)

Lindsay Boyer says, “We live in a culture in which many of us are increasingly exposed to faith traditions other than the ones with which we grew up. Once we become knowledgeable about other faiths, we are unlikely to have the same prejudices we may have learned as children. We see that people of other … Continue reading Seeking the Divine(s)

The Dawn of Post-Pride Parenthood

The term Happy Mother’s Day has been changing for decades and, Post-Pride, we are seeing a rapid shift from traditional definitions of motherhood and toward a broader, more inclusive understanding of what it means to be a parent.

The Butterfly Effect

Exploring how limiting the term “Pro-Life” to describe only human life is having devastating consequences to all life on our planet.

The importance of Thinking for Ourselves

On the anniversary of Sophia Lyon Fahs’ death we contemplate her gift of teaching and writing focused on a method of experiential learning that she hoped would enable children to develop their own ideas about religion and spirituality.

De Profundis

Oscar Wilde wrote, “Suffering is one very long moment. We cannot divide it by seasons. We can only record its moods, and chronicle their return.” How to remain hopeful when we find ourselves overwhelmed by the weight of suffering in the world.

White Space and Invisible Ghettos

Elijah Anderson writes, “Since the end of the Civil Rights Movement, large numbers of black people have made their way into settings previously occupied only by whites, though their reception has been mixed. Overwhelmingly white neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, restaurants, and other public spaces remain. Black people perceive such settings as “the white space,” which they … Continue reading White Space and Invisible Ghettos