Kim Davis and the Case for Clergy Education

In listening to Kim Davis defend her stance against same-sex marriages, I hear familiar arguments and punch lines. Ms. Davis vaguely cites scripture and claims God as her authority. She uses¬†fundamentalist lingo, like telling a gay couple they would be answering to God at judgement. How did she learn to speak and reason like that? She has her own story of waywardness and salvation. But … Continue reading Kim Davis and the Case for Clergy Education

Kim Davis: Decent Freedom Fighter, Not-so-Decent Christian

When it comes to Kim Davis, the lady refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Kentucky,¬†there is part of the story that remains unsaid. Most of the complaints against her are that she is a hypocrite: refusing marriage licenses while having been divorced three times. The most legally compelling argument says she is violating court orders. That would bring us to religious freedom … Continue reading Kim Davis: Decent Freedom Fighter, Not-so-Decent Christian