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Gun-Toting Masculinities: Changing the Conversation in the Wake of Terror

April 25, 2013


On a story lost in the busyness of last week’s news out of Boston: Each senator, when he or she voted on April 17th’s gun control bill, had the victims of the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy in mind. With family members of those who died in the shooting lobbying congress in the days and weeks before […]

Adult Education Session on Genesis 2:18-25 on Sunday

October 24, 2012


For all who are interested, you are welcome to join us at Bethany Lutheran Church in Minneapolis this Sunday for an adult forum I will be leading on Genesis 2:18-25. We will discuss the passages inability to adequately act as a “foundation” for “traditional marriage,” as it is commonly used.  Hope to see you there!

The RNC and America’s Carpenters

September 13, 2012


This post comes as a belated response to the Republican National Convention of three weeks ago. However, I do not desire to talk policy. Rather, what struck me as profoundly horrifying was the excessive language and imagery of hegemonic heterosexuality and white power.Inspiring this response of mine are two excerpts. The first comes from a […]

For Our Friends at Chick-Fil-A

August 6, 2012


Excuse the language, but this image needs as much circulation as possible. Love the exegetical imagination! Some Related Posts from Biblical Masculinities: Why Are Influential Men Afraid of Marriage Equality? “Because Their Marriages Don’t Exist,” says Genesis 2 (paraphrase) Pentecost Reminds Us that White Men Are a Demographic…and They’re Not Happy about It The Bible Can’t […]