Marketing and Education Director Alexis Waggoner talks with new Westar scholar, Dan Peterson. Dan has a unique story and context in that he taught in universities for over a decade, and is currently a minister. The discussion ranges from scholarly pursuits, and how to integrate them in a coherent, relevant way with church ministry. Watch [...]
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As part of a new initiative to introduce members to each other, and to the larger community, we interview Evelyn who has been a member of Westar since the ’90’s! She joined when she became acquainted with the work of Marcus Borg through a leader in her church. Soon after, she met Marcus at a [...]
One of Westar's new scholars, David Wheeler-Reed, joins our Marketing and Education Director to talk about his work on gender and sexuality in antiquity, queer theory, queer theology, and how he came to be involved with Westar.
Recently, Franklin Graham reacted to a comment made by former President Jimmy Carter to the Huffington Post several years ago. Carter said, “Jesus would promote any love affair if it was honest or sincere and was not damaging to anyone else. And I don't see that gay marriage damages anyone else." Breitbart dug up the [...]
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