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TWIH Episode 71: Creating Interfaith Families with Rabbi Mychal Copeland

In this episode of TWIH we talk to Rabbi Mychal Copeland, editor of “Struggling in Good Faith: LGBTQI Inclusion from 13 American Religious Perspectives” and Director of InterfaithFamily/Bay Area. We talk about her decision to go to rabbinical school, the varied interpretations of the bible, and how to navigate being part of an interfaith couple. […]

TWIH Episode 62: Taking a Third Path: Being an Atheist Pagan with Esther Bamberg

In this episode we talk to Esther Bamberg, a pagan atheist. What does it mean to be a pagan atheist? How does conversion contribute to misunderstandings? Can you be an atheist and still work magick? Does spiritual work necessitate a actual belief in a deity in order to give fulfillment? If someone identifies as part […]

I’m Wiccan and Christian. Does that bother you?

In the last few days I’ve seen a lot people in several forums say things like “you can’t call yourself a Christian and practice witchcraft” or “you can’t call yourself a Christian and practice traditions from other religion’s holidays.” The typical reason given is that it’s somehow evil if you do. I’ve heard similar things from […]

First Week of Advent: Hope

gif from here. Sailor Moon Crystal belongs to Naoko Takeuchi and I just get to play in her world briefly. It’d been not quite a week since they found out about Usagi, and Rei’s visions were getting darker by the hour. It also didn’t help that she now had memories of a life that was […]

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Reminder: 1st Friday Clergy Chat and Fat Activism Conference

Hey Friends, 1st Friday Clergy Chat is on tonight (regardless of root canal)! Come join me between 8 and 10 PM Pacific Time on Skype. My username is “worthyadvisor” and the instructions for joining are here. Also, next weekend, October 9-10, is the Fat Activism Conference where I’m moderating (well, we’ve already recorded it) a […]

TWIH Episode 56: Embracing the Seeker with Davie Floyd #tfam

In this episode, that was recorded at The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries Convocation in July, I talk with Davie Floyd about her multi-faith practice that includes Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Sufism (amongst other work). How do we become a personal sanctuary of inclusion for people to help them discover their own paths? How do we […]

TWIH Episode 55: Multi-Faith Education and Dialog with Denise Cush

In this episode we talk about interfaith dialog and religious education with Denise Cush. How do people learn about interfaith and mutli-faith practices? What are the differences between the way religion is viewed and taught in the United States and the United Kingdom? What is the importance of face to face dialog and experience in […]