Tag: dogma

On Women’s Rights

I am deeply disturbed by the recent flurry of attacks on women’s rights. I am especially troubled by how religious fundamentalism is used to justify taking away rights from women. The fact is that our major religious traditions have within them both liberating visions and histories that give legitimacy to unspeakable oppression. Think for a …

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Speaking of Servetus

I have just arrived in Spain to participate in a conference in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Michael Servetus (or, as the Spaniards name him, Miguel Servet). Organized by the Michael Servetus Institute, the conference is taking place in Zaragosa and in Villanueva de Sigena, the birthplace of Servetus. When I was first asked if I would be …

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