A detailed study of Orthodox arguments against the ordination of women in the past 50 years, matched with an account of the rebuttal offered by the 20th century French Orthodox theologian Elisabeth Behr-Sigel, concluding that patriarchy and radical feminism share the same flawed assumptions about gender.
Consideration of 10 arguments in favor of infant communion, and reasons why they fail to commend the practice to American Lutherans in the 21st century.
Invitation to follow the author and her husband‘s re-enactment of Martin Luther‘s pilgrimage from Erfurt to Rome, 500 years after the fact.
An exegesis of Luther‘s use of the joyful exchange motif in The Freedom of a Christian, followed by the application of that motif to the practice of infant baptism, ethics, and ecumenism.
Arguments in favor of staying within the ELCA while dissenting from the churchwide assembly vote in 2009.
Suggestions for responding to the sexuality study and ministry proposals to be voted on at the 2009 ELCA churchwide assembly.
A satire of typical arguments against the ordination of women, in the form of a supposed letter from one medieval abbess to another, responding to the fear that God went astray in conferring the apostolic office on men.
Some reflections on growing up Lutheran and what an adult decision to remain Lutheran means.
A brief analysis of the ELCA‘s third Sexuality Study, followed by recommendations for responding to the discovery that American Lutherans are biblically illiterate.