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SYMBOLIC FEMINIST GESTURE "MOVES OUR CULTURE CLOSER TO THE PRECIPICE"

Feminists are often chastised for placing too much emphasis on questions of symbolism, such as the patriarchal tradition that a woman take her husband's name upon marriage. But apparently ending that

03/30/2007 12:28:02 PM

The Happy Feminist (Site / Info)

Feminism

PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY'S VIEW OF MARRIAGE IS IDENTICAL TO DWORKIN'S AND MACKINNON'S

Conservative anti-feminists and supporters of Phyllis Schlafly frequently attempt to evoke a horror of modern feminism by quoting radical feminists Andrea Dworkin and Catharine MacKinnon regarding the

03/30/2007 05:19:44 AM

The Happy Feminist (Site / Info)

Feminism

UU Carnival #9: Are You a Pop UU?

Check out some of the conversation already started in the UU Blogosphere, and then submit your own post on the topic to the carnival.  Mom to the Left Spirituality & Sunflowers The Musings of Yet Anot

03/29/2007 02:53:37 PM

UU Carnival (Site / Info)

Carnivals Themes

Subtle Oppression and the Movies–Are We As Far on Racism and Homophobia As We Think We Are?

“If you can’t fix it, you gotta stand it.” –Ennis Del Mar, Brokeback Mountain Over a year ago, I was at a friend’s house who used to work in Hollywood many years ago. Now he’s retired to the Pacific N

03/28/2007 02:34:42 PM

Identity-Based Ministries (Site / Info)

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Putting Family First

by Andrea Heier Putting Family First has now upped the ante! Instead of dedicating one night, March 7th, to family time, that day is now the kick-off to 21 days of intentional focus on what is good fo

03/27/2007 02:09:00 PM

Faith Developments (Site / Info)

Religious Experience - Spirituality (a book review)

by Rev. Robert Cromey This is a review of the new biography of William James, author of "Varieties of Reigious Experience" William James: In the Maelstrom of American Moder

03/27/2007 03:34:00 AM

InterfaithNews Digest (Site / Info)

A short but powerful talk by Muhammad Yunus, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2006

A short but powerful talk by Muhammad Yunus, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2006 http://www.grameen-info.org/agrameen/speech.php3?speech=4 Muhammad Yunus was awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, a

03/25/2007 11:22:00 PM

InterfaithNews Digest (Site / Info)

Why Are We Only Welcoming To Gays and Lesbians?

Why are we only welcoming gays and lesbians? The second most asked question when a congregation undertakes or contemplates doing the Welcoming Congregation process (just after “Aren’t we already welco

03/22/2007 08:10:34 PM

Identity-Based Ministries (Site / Info)

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Reflections

I remember about 10 years ago overhearing a mid level management executive in his 40s talking to his colleagues.  He smugly predicted that their “generation” of executives would be the last toget by w

03/19/2007 02:01:34 AM

Lori’s Lincoln (b)Log (Site / Info)

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The Moral Balance Sheet

I have spent a better part of the last month working with our Public Witness team to develop a moral balance sheet on the Iraq war. What follows is a letter introdcing it, by Bill Sinkford, and the mo

03/15/2007 01:56:00 PM

Adam does DC (Site / Info)

Richard Tarnas–A Brief Review

Parzifal’s dear friend and colleague, The Rev. Elizabeth Green has done a fine job summarizing aspects of Tarnas’ newest book. Please note this is NOT a finished paper or presentation–it is a set of n

03/13/2007 07:13:43 AM

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Carnival#8 At Suriviving the Workday

You can find the latest carnival online at Surviving the Workday, here.  Thanks to everyone who participated.  If you’re interested in hosting next month, send an email to uucarnival at gmail dot com!

03/04/2007 02:30:48 PM

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People First Language

Recently, a colleague asked me for a resource that would give her a concise listing of appropriate disability-related language. Language is powerful, and we must be respectful and careful about what w

02/28/2007 02:26:46 PM

Identity-Based Ministries (Site / Info)

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CAN YOU READ THIS PRINT?

Whose idea was it to make Times New Roman 12 point font the standard for our computers? It must have been someone under the age of 40. For the sake of people whose eyesight is less-than-perfect, can w

02/28/2007 02:25:45 PM

Identity-Based Ministries (Site / Info)

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Midrash on Gnostic World View

This article orginated from:     http://egina2.blogspot.com/ written by Fr. Jordan Stratford+ The Gnostic World View 1. Who we really are is eternal and immortal; we’re not defined by our bodies or ou

02/26/2007 02:33:29 PM

Parzifal\’s Blog (Site / Info)

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Carnival #8: Authority

It seems like most folks want a broader topic for the carnival, so I am opening up March’s carnival with the topic of authority.  You can take this as a jumping off point to talk about The authority o

02/20/2007 03:02:04 PM

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Carnivals Themes When?

Cross-Cultural Conference

From February 8 th through 11 th I was in Savannah attending the Southeastern Regional Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues for Educators and Counselors. It was a fascinating program featuring a presen

02/20/2007 10:41:00 AM

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On the Nature of Boundaries

On the Nature of Boundaries by Tom Kenyon Awhile back, at one of my workshops, a woman approached me quite upset. She had been having lunch with other participants in the seminar and the topic of trus

02/20/2007 07:16:23 AM

Parzifal\’s Blog (Site / Info)

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History of the Gnostic Catholic Church

History of the Gnostic Catholic Church by T. Apiryon Jules Doinel and The Gnostic Church of France The founder of the Gnostic Church was Jules-Benoît Stanislas Doinel du Val-Michel (1842-1903). Doinel

02/19/2007 05:37:30 PM

Parzifal\’s Blog (Site / Info)

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Stratford+ Extracts

Several Extracts from Jordan Stratford’s+ Blog about Definition 10 Steps Toward a Gnostic Communion: A Call for Dialogue Jordan Stratford+ (from his Blog, April 10, 2005)   It seems to me that the Gno

02/19/2007 05:27:55 PM

Parzifal\’s Blog (Site / Info)

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