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Desmond Tutu on Gay Rights, the Middle East and Pope Francis
Originally Posted: 09/13/2013 - 4:08pm | Type: Blog

Retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against apartheid in South Africa, continues to speak around the globe on justice and peace. ...

South Africans Visit D.C.
Originally Posted: 05/24/2012 - 11:08am | Type: Blog

The gracious Muslim South African Ambassador to the U.S., Ibrahim Rasool — a former prisoner of apartheid — spoke with conviction in a “faith conversation” at his home on the day after Father Michael Lapsley r ...

Pro-Tutu Petitions Flood Gonzaga
Originally Posted: 04/23/2012 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

After nearly 700 people tried to push Gonzaga University to rescind its commencement speaker's invitation to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, supporters of the anti-apartheid hero responded with 11,000 signatures ...

The Impossibility of Being Known
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 8:27am | Type: Blog

I wonder if masks and self-delusion are inevitable aspects of the self. When someone says "We must come to know our authentic selves" (a popular line among some present day religionists), I want to s ...

Alumni Don’t Want Desmond Tutu to Speak at Gonzaga
Originally Posted: 04/18/2012 - 1:19pm | Type: Blog

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is slated to deliver the commencement address next month to Gonzaga University’s graduating class, but group of alumni are urging administrators to withdraw the invitation. ...

Historic Meeting Held in Cape Town – Kairos SA & ANC
Originally Posted: 03/09/2012 - 3:23pm | Type: Blog

On the 2012 Centenary Celebrations of the African National Congress, the Kairos Southern Africa theologians have released, “A Word to the ANC in These Times," calling attention to the “certain contradicti ...

The "Atonement-Only" Gospel
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

I really enjoyed the "debate" I had Thursday night with Al Mohler , president of Southern Baptist Seminary, at my own seminary alma mater, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, in the northern suburb ...

"The Arch" at 80: Saints Dance Among Us
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

There is a magnificent, modern church mural at St. Gregory of Nyssa's Episcopal Church in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood that il ...