We start this morning with a debate over compassion in both the short & long term.
This town's most prolific faith blogger offers a roundup of recent faith-based issues in the aftermath of Pride month.
And then he offers this bit of spiritual guidance . . .
"Any time you find religious rules or biblical interpretations that oppress people or treat them as second-class human beings instead of liberating them to be the people God created them to be, you can be sure you've got it wrong."
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It is both a strength and a weakness of institutional religion that it adopts changes ever so slowly. That's true both of practices and beliefs, though sometimes it's difficult to separate the two. It's a strength in some ways because...