‘Why We Stay’ merges faith and feminism

By: Ayana Rowe ~Head Copy Editor~ Before a crowd of more than 100 members of the Xavier and surrounding communities, six women representing the three Abrahamic faiths – Christianity, Islam and Judaism – explained why they remain faithful. “Why We Stay,” a four-hour symposium, gave feminists the opportunity to explore how faith and feminism work together. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Nostra Aetate, the Xavier department of theology, Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice, Brueggeman Center for Dialogue and others hosted this interfaith event. Nostra Aetate is a document first published in October 1965 that established better relations … Continue reading ‘Why We Stay’ merges faith and feminism

Not what God had in mind A message to Christian conservatives

By: Jonathan S. Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ On the surface, Christianity is not a difficult religion. God gave man a simple instruction: Love each other. That is our only responsibility. The role of judge ultimately belongs to God. Simple enough, right? When listening to politicians, county clerks and conservative personalities speak about Christianity, I think some people forget where they fall in the judge/sinner relationship that is essential to the religion. Recently, America was introduced to a new judge, the “heroic” Kentucky Rowan County Clerk, Kim Davis. In opposition to the recent US Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, … Continue reading Not what God had in mind A message to Christian conservatives