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My Humanity Is Not Subject To Your Moral Reasoning

Logic or reasoning that does not contain within it an amount of empathy and humanity for the Other is logic and reasoning that has no place within the Church writ large. This is why I reject “debates” about my humanity on their face – because my humanity and my position as someone beloved by God is only up for debate in the minds of my oppressors. And oppression is not something in which the Church can engage.

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Practical Praxis: Understood Humility

And those coming out of evangelical and fundamentalist Christianity will be familiar with how hard it can be to actually live out those politics and theologies. There’s an inertia that takes over – it becomes easier to just go with what everyone is saying, to not call out that rape joke, to just laugh along. And sometimes, we do that for our own safety – it’s hard when you’re the new person in a group of friends and you don’t know how they’ll respond to being called out.

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