Although the aim of Life at novelty, growth and richness of experience counters the forces of entropy, there are limits to the carrying capacity of the planet. […] However, reaching the limits of the planet’s carrying capacity does not necessarily entail an end to all growth, but is does require a change in the types … [Read more…]
Commencement Speech, Claremont School of Theology, May 19th, 2015 A little over three years ago, I decided, with the support of my family and friends, to pursue my call to ministry. As a Unitarian Universalist living in southern California, I had three choices for my Master of Divinity studies — two UU-identity schools … [Read more…]
Precious Spirit of Life, of grace, of gathering. Loving Divinity of many names, many faces, many creeds, and of none at all. We seek the strength to defend and release those who are oppressed and marginalized. We seek the wisdom to foster healing and forgiveness. We seek the knowledge of how to use our gifts … [Read more…]
CST Chapel Service, May 5th, 2015 Call to Worship We gather today under the streams of the Maypole, signifying the arrival of spring, the bonds of friends and family, and the jubilation of harvests to come. To our altar, We offer cream to celebrate the richness of divine, creative love We offer cake to celebrate … [Read more…]
Written for the final assignment in Theology of the Body Be A Man: Gender and Identity in Mulan
Written for the midterm assignment in Theology of the Body The Sassenach, The Scot, and The Law: Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble in dialogue with Diana Galbadon’s Outlander
Ecofeminism: A critique of the essentialist link between women and nature in ecofeminist ethics.
Written for Feminist Ethics Testing the Limits of Tolerance: A critique of the practice of circumcision on infants of any sex.
The Rebel Jesus: A Christology in Music: A paper in which I describe how my personal Christology was formed by my deep connection to music and my family’s musical community.
Written as the final assignment for Mysticisms East and West The Vision of God in the Cathedral of the World: Nicholas of Cusa in Dialogue with Forrest Church