David Gushee

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City of the Living, City of the Dead: From Vilnius to Israel/Palestine

I spent the last weekend of October exploring the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuania. I was in that grand 700-year-old city for speaking appearances and to visit friends. My dear wife, Jeanie, came with me. Tuesday, Oct. 31, was free, and Jeanie and I decided on different itineraries. She went exploring in Lithuania’s many historic Catholic

City of the Living, City of the Dead: From Vilnius to Israel/Palestine

January 6 Insurrection

My argument in Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies

This week, my new book, Defending Democracy from its Christian Enemies, officially releases. I am told that even before its release, it exceeded the publisher’s sales expectations for one full year. I am grateful for the high interest in the book. In this post, I want to review its main arguments. My thesis is that many

My argument in Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies

World Travel

Post-Evangelical Snapshots

Everywhere I go, I meet a surging community of post-evangelicals. I would like to offer readers a few snapshots from half a year of travel. Little Rock, March 30: I speak to the annual NASW social workers conference in downtown. My topic: The struggle against religious-based harm to LGBTQ people.” In a very conservative region, with Sarah Huckabee next

Post-Evangelical Snapshots

Kelsey Morrison

An Interview with Kelsey Morrison, Evangelical Academia’s Latest Homophobia Victim

On June 2, soccer coach Kelsey Morrison was fired and immediately escorted from the campus of Geneva College, an evangelical school near Pittsburgh. Her offense was two posts on Instagram. In this exclusive interview with me for Baptist News Global, Coach Morrison tells her story. This interview has been edited for clarity and brevity. Q: So, Kelsey,

An Interview with Kelsey Morrison, Evangelical Academia’s Latest Homophobia Victim

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