May 20, 2016
Bullying is a growing problem in parts of the connection. It is a contributing factor in suicide and in the violence we see in some cultures today. We affirm the right of all people, regardless of gender, socioeconomic status, race, religion, disability, age, physical appearance, sexual orientation and gender identity, to be free of unwanted […]
June 12, 2013
WHEREAS, The Bible is clear in its affirmation that children are a gift from the Lord (Psalm 127:3–5); and WHEREAS, The Lord Jesus demonstrated His love for children by encouraging them to follow Him, correcting those who hindered them, and condemning those who harmed them (Matthew 18:3–6; Mark 10:13–14); and WHEREAS, The sexual abuse of […]
March 10, 2010
Using a practical theological approach, we begin with our personal life experiences, films, and literature about sexual desire and intimacy, gender, sexual orientation, and body image.
October 30, 2009
As a complement to ET 1705 (Sexuality and the Social Order), this intensive course addresses the debates about sexuality education (abstinence-only and comprehensive), Christian responses to gender and sexual diversity, the framing of a contemporary Christian sexual ethic, and various justice issues related to sexuality.
In addition, this course certifies students as trainers for the Our Whole Lives (OWL) comprehensive sexuality education curriculum for grades 7-9 and 10-12, sponsored by the United Church of Christ and the Unitarian Universalist Association.