Kim Davis, the embattled County Clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, is at the center of national attention for her refusal to heed laws and obey federal court orders. She does […]

Methodists in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

David Watson, among others, has made the proposal that the upcoming GC in 2016 be a closed session. He, and others, have tried to give us a direction out of […]

I tried to do more… But they kept coming out…um….naughty…        

This is only a brief book list for the Song of Solomon. Richard S. Hess – Song of Songs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms) Tremper Longman […]

The commission

The other day, a phrase was used that was new to me and it got me to thinking again. The phrase was “passive evangelism.” The basic idea being that so […]

Save the Date: the @UMOrthodoxy "Holy People, Faithful Church" conference

Finally… we’ve been sitting on this for a while, but now we can announce it!! As we line up sponsors, speakers, and break-out sessions (want to volunteer?), we will update […]

Does Song of Solomon argue with Genesis 1-3 about human sexuality ?

If, as some critics have argued, the Song’s humanistic viewpoint represents an Israelite poet’s self-conscious attempt to “demythologize” ancient Near Eastern concepts of sacred sexuality — manifest in fertility rites […]