What can we learn about the texture of Christian ethics by observing how African American congregations have historically dealt with issues related to sexuality?

– Gayraud S. Wilmore It should be clear to anyone who keeps up with such things that the majority of African American Christians, if asked to vote yea or nay tomorrow on the ordination of lesbian and gay people to the ministry or to important lay offices, would vote nay… However, this conservatism of the […]

Paradise Postponed

Paradise Postponed, or, What Do We Do Until Then? Peter J. Gomes Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Address to the 2001 Covenant Conference November 2, 2001 If it is possible to be co-opted into this most elite of Christian communions, God’s frozen people, the […]