Author: jrcowles

Thoughtful Thursday: Oil And Water And Marriage Equality

Thoughtful Thursday: Oil And Water And Marriage Equality

Essay, Religion, spiritual practice
I'd like to take a moment and introduce a new writer for us - Jim Cowles. Jim has an eclectic background (read his bio at the end) to say the least and will be our spiritual skeptic. Keeping us honest in our wonderings about all things and challenging our thinking. He attended the same University I did, although we were at least a decade apart! Really, I have no idea how we met--but we did! Generally, I find him to be insightful, challenging, and humorous. I hope you enjoy him! The national debate over LGBTQ marriage / marriage equality makes me increasingly uneasy about the ability of religion -- especially monotheistic religion, and most especially conservative monotheistic religion -- and the US Constitution to continue to cohabitate in the same society. As religious and political be...