Inspired by Perfection

Recently, I read dragonkatet’s piece on “Perfection and Creation.” This got me to ruminating on the nature of perfection. In the United Methodist Church, clergy wannabe’s are required to answer the question, “Are you going on to perfection in this lifetime?” And the expected answer is “yes!” I had heard a rumor in seminary by…


Womb With a View Redux — Part 1

[T]he burden of proof is on the Government to demonstrate that the proposed “free exercise” restriction of religious liberty furthers a “compelling governmental interest” and that the proposed restriction is the “least restrictive means” of furthering that interest.