Dwayne David Paul is the co-founder of Religion in Revolt, a digital platform that aims to develop and promote the liberation work of faith communities.

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Where Oppenheimer and Pope Francis Agree

by Dwayne David Paul 08-10-2023

J. Robert Oppenheimer in 1945. Photo:  Atomic / Alamy

Given the renewed attention to the danger of nuclear weapons — thanks, in part, to Oppenheimer — recent developments in Catholic theology regarding the immorality of nuclear arms provide a timely pretext to engage in interdenominational advocacy at the federal level, as well as political and theological education within church communities. We are at one of the most dangerous junctures in decades.

Cis Christians Don’t Need to Understand Trans People to Care for Them

by Dwayne David Paul 05-16-2023

Credit: Unsplash/ThisisEngineering RAEng.

In short, the gospel demands that the church asks some basic sociological questions to help it navigate difficult social waters. In regard to trans people, our questions should be informed by the work of people like organizer and writer Dean Spade, who wrote the book Normal Life. How does our society, with all its norms, move trans people closer to vulnerability and death, or closer toward security and life?