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I wrote a piece on Gay Spirituality, highlighting pastors who have been in their church's fire because they acted on the belief of glbt equality. EJ Dionne looks at the changed political landscape, one which includes religious liberals.
Harold Meyerson looks at the consequences of joining up with the Nigerian Anglicans, a move which was made by two Episcopal congregations in Virginia. The Denver Post has a piece on gay evangelicals who are trying to connect faith and their orientation.
"Indeed, it seems the more religious students become, the less willing they are to engage in critical reflection about faith." This is a chilling piece on the way religion has affected academic life. This indicates the vacuum left by the mainline.
Once such colleges had campus ministries that where able to integrate education and religious faith. But today without such a place, students are forced to choose between education and faith. Most drop faith, the ones that don't provide the problems this article is pointing to.