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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. […]

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 […]

TWIH Episode 58: Baptist, but not That Kind of Baptist with Paul Schneider

In this episode we talk to Paul Schneider, one of my good friends and Baptist seminarian about his journey, and his church’s journey into affirming LGBTQA people and radical inclusion. We also talk about the realities about the way that traditions can be used to harm people, regardless of faith path and how clergy need […]

TWIH Episode 12: The Gotcha Verses Part 2 with Rev. Philip Tanner

On this week’s episode, we continue the discussion with Rev. Philip Tanner, the Greek Geek, about the “gotcha verses” in the Bible that are used for condemning LGBTQIA people. In this episode, we also analyze why these verses are used, who uses them, and why it is important to know about context and translation issues.…

TWIH Episode 12: The Gotcha Verses Part 2 with Rev. Philip Tanner

On this week’s episode, we continue the discussion with Rev. Philip Tanner, the Greek Geek, about the “gotcha verses” in the Bible that are used for condemning LGBTQIA people. In this episode, we also analyze why these verses are used, who uses them, and why it is important to know about context and translation issues. […]

TWIH Episode 11: The Gotcha Verses Part 1 with Rev. Philip Tanner

This week we have the first of two episodes with Rev. Philip Tanner, the Greek Geek, about the “gotcha verses” in the Bible that are used for condemning LGBTQIA people. We begin these episodes by talking about the verses themselves, and why they may not mean what you have been told they mean. See Rev. Philip’s…

TWIH Episode 11: The Gotcha Verses Part 1 with Rev. Philip Tanner

This week we have the first of two episodes with Rev. Philip Tanner, the Greek Geek, about the “gotcha verses” in the Bible that are used for condemning LGBTQIA people. We begin these episodes by talking about the verses themselves, and why they may not mean what you have been told they mean. See Rev. Philip’s […]

TWIH Episode 4: Bible Translation: [Citation Needed] with Rev. Philip Tanner

(Apologies for this episode being late! Life got in the way!) This week see the return of The Greek Geek, Philip Tanner! In this episode, we talk about the Bible and the problems with translation, context, and why we can never have an “unbiased” translation. Rev. Philip Tanner, M.Div, M.Ed., also known as The Greek…

TWIH Episode 4: Bible Translation: [Citation Needed] with Rev. Philip Tanner

(Apologies for this episode being late! Life got in the way!) This week see the return of The Greek Geek, Philip Tanner! In this episode, we talk about the Bible and the problems with translation, context, and why we can never have an “unbiased” translation. Rev. Philip Tanner, M.Div, M.Ed., also known as The Greek […]