Is there a fact of the matter about a person’s gender? To answer in the affirmative is to adopt a realist stance on questions of gender identity. We could formulate such a realist position as follows: there is a mind-independent feature of reality that decides a person’s gender, and it is not . . . . Continue Reading »
The man to whom I was pastor, 1988 thereabouts, owned and operated an Amoco service station (long before it became BP Amoco). To his surprise he learned the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), to which he belonged, along with several mainline denominations, had called for a boycott of . . . . Continue Reading »
Today’s most important acronym expands and contracts like an accordion with seemingly no rhyme or reason. From LGBT, the inclusive train of letters has now swelled to LGBTTQQIAAP2S. The two Ts stand for transgender and transsexual and the double Qs represent both “queer” and “questioning”. . . . . Continue Reading »
Rachel Held Evans is once again arguing against “The False Gospel of Gender Binaries.” Regrettably, she does little more than provide us with a reminder of a textbook example of eisegesis (reading “into” the biblical text one's own ideology) rather than exegesis (reading “out of” . . . . Continue Reading »
School transgender policies may be well-intentioned but they might actually have unanticipated and significant implications for parents and for women. Continue Reading »
In which I both challenge the trans community to face up to the implications of their own logic and, in honor of the season of goodwill, selflessly offer the New Left a helping hand by coining a term for a novel and pernicious form of oppression.
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I would like to thank Robert Gagnon for sharing his thoughts on my Christianity Today article, Understanding Gender Dysphoria. My article sought to briefly introduce the three frameworks (integrity, disability, and diversity) through which transgender matters can be seen rather than offer an . . . . Continue Reading »