We Can’t Ignore the Hopi Prophecies

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We Cannot Afford to Ignore the Hopi PropheciesIn December 1992, Thomas Banyacya, a Hopi elder, spoke to the UN General Assembly. He was one of multiple indigenous speakers who addressed the UN’s conference on ethnoclimatology, the study of the climate based on the specific geographic knowledge of local people. Long before An Inconvenient Truth thrust the climate change discussion into …


Evidence: A Case for Creation and Differences in Gay Brains

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The Biological Factors Behind Sexuality… Though the LGBTQ community has made considerable social progress since the Stonewall Riots, they remain an embattled group, one whose hard-won rights can never be taken for granted. Weeks ago, in his decision overturning Roe V. Wade, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas made it clear he believes gay marriage and sexual autonomy should not be …


The People Want Power

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The planet is dying, and people want power. These intertwined truths are the root of the division and violence of modern politics. People want to be in control in the coming apocalypse. On one end of the political spectrum, there are those who see the onslaught of climate-related horrors – increasingly extreme weather, food scarcity, disease, forced migration – and …


Marital Rights of Same-Sex Couples at Risk of Removal

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The United States Supreme Court is poised to overturn the constitutional right associated with abortion, which arises from the 14th Amendment. Because same-sex marital rights also arise from the 14th amendment, LGBTQ+ individuals are now worried that their own rights are at risk. Advocates for LGBTQ rights are concerned that if Roe v. Wade is overturned, the decision may eventually lead to the repeal of …


Was Jesus Gay or Bi?

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Every year to date, June has been Gay Pride Month. This June also marks the seventh anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court case that legalized gay marriage in the U.S. after decades of work by activists. Yet, even as American society by and large has come to accept homosexuality as a natural behavior of humanity, the fundamentalist church …


The Indirect Discrimination Of PSU’ Teachings

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As New Testament Scholar Daniel Kirk has pointed out, Christians today would do well by the tradition of the apostles and our current witness in the world to recognize that theological abstractions aside, God has already clearly embraced LGBTQ+ people into full communion, and it is now the church’s responsibility to simply honor that reality and rejoice (Luke 15). One …