A brief analysis of the ELCA‘s third Sexuality Study, followed by recommendations for responding to the discovery that American Lutherans are biblically illiterate.
Some reflections on growing up Lutheran and what an adult decision to remain Lutheran means.
A reflection on the excising of military imagery from church, and reasons to maintain it.
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.
Suggestions for responding to the sexuality study and ministry proposals to be voted on at the 2009 ELCA churchwide assembly.
Arguments in favor of staying within the ELCA while dissenting from the churchwide assembly vote in 2009.
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.
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.
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.