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The Song “A Name” by Marg Herder

Think it doesn’t matter that God is referred to almost exclusively as He? Sure, you’re enlightened enough to think of God as a force, or a presence, or as Spirit. But when you need a pronoun, what pronoun do you reach for? It matters. It is huge. Try...

Quotes and Links

I was following link after link, trail after trail, and stumbled upon a few quotes by Jann Aldredge-Clanton. Below them, I’ve placed a few links that may lead you on some of the trails I found. Travelers beware. “Our words and images for the Divine carry...

Q and A on Inclusive Language, Excerpt 2

Here is another excerpt from a Q and A sheet that was created at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian in Austin to help answer some common questions about inclusive language. You can see the whole thing on our “Resources” page. (see tab above) I worry that we...

Q and A on Inclusive Language, Excerpt 1

One pioneering church in the effort to make inclusive language more common has been St. Andrew’s Presbyterian in Austin, TX. Here is an excerpt from a Q and A sheet that was created to help answer some common questions. You can see the whole thing on our...

A Lutheran Perspective

I ran across a blog maintained by Wartburg Theological Seminary called “The Persistent Voice” that has many interesting posts. The blog’s subtitle is “Addressing issues of gender and justice across the globe.” Wartburg is affiliated with...