Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS event! In this online CLGS Lavender Lunch Father Shannon Kearns explores ideas from his recently-published book In the Margins: A Transgender Man’s Journey with Scripture, which weaves together stories from Shannon’s life into reflections on well-known biblical narratives—such as Jacob wrestling with the divine, Rahab and the […]
Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS event! In this CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation Rev. Dr. Eric Thomas a queer Afro-Latinx imagines a decolonial vision for Jesus’ instruction to be(come) salt, light, and sugar in The Gospel of Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount. Reverend Dr. Eric A. Thomas is a scholar, […]
Click here for a video recording of this ONLINE Lecture! Trans Theology Without Apology: Using Art and Historical Exegesis to Celebrate Trans Figuration and the Trans Aesthetic in the Bible with Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer The 12th Annual CLGS Georgia Harkness Lecture Recorded on Thursday, 14 October 2021, at 6:30pm | Pacific Time Veiled metaphors and transgressive embodiments […]
Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! In this Lavender Lunch Kendra Twenter centers women of the Bible who were abused, unnamed, and used to justify the inappropriate crossing of boundaries. Based upon a video series that she created for her Final Project for a Certificate of Sexuality & Religion from Pacific […]
The Umoja Project is designed to facilitate safe, non-threatening dialogue about the diversity of human sexuality and the tension that sometimes exists within African-American faith communities in relation to LGBT individuals. Film and group discussion will help all participants (regardless of their position on this topic) explore the social and emotional impact of the exclusion those who want to be a part of the church community, but do not feel welcomed.
Click here for a video recording of this event! For centuries, evangelicals who read the Bible have literally misused seven verses to convince the world that homosexuality is a sin and that homosexuals are sinners. Those verses have forced many LGBTQ+ persons to live their lives under a cloud of shame and guilt. In his recently-published book […]
Click here for a video recording of this event! We sometimes imagine that queer love is a new phenomenon, that it never existed before our time. But the reality is that it has always been part of human and Jewish experience, recognized by the Torah and other Jewish textual sources. In this 3 December 2020 CLGS […]