The Consolation of Boethius

The Consolation of Boethius

Sometimes in your studies, you run across pleasant surprises. Recently this happened to me.  As I was studying medieval church history, I ran across the name Boethius. I learned that Boethius was a powerful influence on the scholastic movement with writers like Thomas...
Of Black Sheep & #blacklivesmatter

Of Black Sheep & #blacklivesmatter

Of black sheep and #blacklivesmatter I’ve had this post in my head for months. It still may not convey all that it means to me from the night my perspective shifted yet again. However, I’m going to share what I have in hopes that this is a correct time for it. I was...
No Longer Quivering Before the Patriarchy

No Longer Quivering Before the Patriarchy

Imagine having to submit yourself to a form of Christian Patriarchy minus “the Priesthood,” and you have the beginnings of Vyckie Garrison’s story. “I am not really good at submission,” Garrison explained to the Charlotte Atheists and Agnostics group at the Concord...