On Defunding And Investigating Planned Parenthood

June 14, 2017

WHEREAS, Scripture clearly affirms the sanctity of human life throughout all stages of development (Psalm 139:13–16); and WHEREAS, God abhors the shedding of innocent blood and requires His people to do all in their power to rescue persons from such acts (Proverbs 6:16–17; 24:11–12); and WHEREAS, In The Baptist Faith & Message and in many […]

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Resisting Actions Seeking To Undermine The Status Of Women In Society

September 12, 2013

1 1 The Executive Council recommends this resolution be sent to a committee of the General Synod 2 3 RESISTING ACTIONS SEEKING TO UNDERMINE THE STATUS 4 OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY 5 6 Submitted by The Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ 7 8 A Resolution of Witness 9 10 SUMMARY 11 12 […]

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Religious Institute Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Health Care Act

June 28, 2012

June 28, 2012—The Religious Institute applauds today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, including contraceptive coverage and the inability to deny insurance benefits to people with pre-­‐‑existing conditions, including HIV/AIDS. “We applaud today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act and the courage of this administration […]

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Christian Sexual Ethics

January 12, 2010

“An exploration of the history of Roman Catholic and Protestant teaching on the meaning of human sexuality with particular attention to the sexual ethics that have developed in the Christian tradition.” (Iona Undergraduate Catalog)

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Sexual Ethics

October 30, 2009

This course will introduce students to a range of critical approaches to sexual ethics and contemporary debates about standards for public sexual morality. The approaches and debates that we examine will be centered upon United States cultural contexts and concentrate on the role of religion, primarily, though not exclusively on Christianity. Examining selected “controversial” topics, we will ask:

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