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Harry Potter and a Gay Dumbledore

I’ve been getting some hits on my site regarding a past post about Rowling’s outing of Dumbledore as ‘gay.’  I couldn’t figure out but having scanned the news a bit I guess I get it.  Some readers have taken offense to my ruminating about Rowling’s motives in having Dumbledore as gay, wondering if perhaps she was just trying to stick it to Christians.

I don’t know if that was her reason.  But my post rankled some people, getting me accused of being arrogant, egocentric, ignorant, and most bizarrely, a liberal Christian.  Wow, can’t remember the last time that charge was … continue reading...

Gay Democrat gives Bush his proper due

I stumbled upon this essay by a man who apparently is gay and a Democrat giving tribute to President Bush.  That was enough to intrigue me.  While obviously I disagree on a number of points I found the article as welcome proof that one can find decent people across the spectrum.  If only there were more of them we could have a conversation worth having.

Naturally, too, while agreeing with the author that Bush ‘failed’ in certain areas, he and I would disagree on which. But we do have strong agreement about where Bush succeeded.

Without further ado, here is … continue reading...

Christianity and Homosexuality Part Two

In the first part of this discussion I explained that I believe that Christians need to distinguish between how we feel about homosexuality as a matter of our faith and religion and how we feel about it as citizens of this country.  I had recently issued a call to Christians to do that on the ChristianPost.com, where I contribute columns.  Part one talked about concerns strictly as a citizen of this country.  This part will approach the matter from the spiritual side of things.

The very first thing I want to say is that the basic premise of Christianity on … continue reading...