Parenthood, disability, ethics, and the crooked way of grace
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Posted on Mar 13th, 2015 in Amy Julia Becker
, Margaret Sanger
, online discourse
, Rachel Stone
, reproductive ethics
A mixed bag. We are all a mixed bag. This is Theology 101, a most essential bit of Christian doctrine: We are all deeply flawed—“all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3;23). And no matter what our flaws are, God’s grace is sufficient. I thought of this as I watched my friend and colleague Rachel Stone’s words being misconstrued, twisted, and blasted by fellow Christians yesterday.
Here's a round-up of my most popular blog posts of 2013. Perhaps there's something here that you missed the first time around.
Posted on Sep 5th, 2013 in 8 Ways Screens are Ruining Your Family's Life
, Catherine Steiner-Adair
, Charlene Guzman
, I Forgot My Phone
, Paul Miller
, screen time
, social media
This headline from the Huffington Post: “8 Ways Screens are Ruining Your Family’s Life.” Ah, nothing like a good dose of hyperbolic hysteria to get an audience riled up! You, with the TVs and laptops and smartphones: Betcha didn’t know you were ruining your family’s life, did you? This is a popular bandwagon to climb [Read More...]
Posted on Aug 1st, 2013 in blogs
, Convergent Books
, embodied faith
, everyday resurrections
There’s a new imprint in town! Convergent Books is a division of Penguin Random House dedicated to books on progressive Christianity. I am thrilled and honored to have been invited to contribute to their new blog. My first post, on the redemption...
Posted on Jun 20th, 2013 in bloggers
, online discourse
As always happens when conflict and controversy and hurt feelings come gushing forth from the normally tame river of words that constitutes my writing life, I have done a lot of thinking in the past few days. I have been thinking about what I wrote and...