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cw: heterosexism, cissexism, fundamentalism

Contrary to popular misperceptions of fundamentalists, then, Dobson does not see sex as a necessary evil.  For Dobson, sexuality is our most primary energy.  Whereas in…

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Asexuality Talk

Book Review: Marriage Under Fire

(another old post in the edit buffer of the Society of Phineas)

Marriage Under Fire. James Dobson. Multnomah Publishers Inc, 2004.

Much text has been written over the last decade by the social conservatives over the destruction of “the sanctity of marriage”. 401 more words

Society Of Phineas

Punishing Kids

This post over at Mak’s blog discusses the merits and demerits of punishing children. By punishment, the post (and its links) refer to actually visiting physical violence upon one’s children. 896 more words

Mental Health Issues

Compassion for a Bully

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Let me say up front that this is going to be a weird article. I have been thinking about how to write this since Thursday morning when I read a column by David Brooks in the New York Times called… 1,833 more words

Political Commentary

Wild at Heart?

In Donald Trump and Militant Evangelical MasculinityKristin du  Mez points to the obvious connection of the Evangelical church to a militant masculinity.

a masculinity that has enshrined patriarchal authority, condoned a callous display of power at home and abroad, and functioned as a linchpin in the political and social worldviews of conservative white evangelicals.

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An Open Letter to Franklin Graham

Dear Mr. Graham,

I’ve watched you over the years.

As a kid, I was first introduced to you through an interview in which you shared your life story. 1,071 more words



“So you will again see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve him.” Malachi 3:18… 397 more words