Justin B. Fung

Tag: equality

Why Men Should Not Be Ordained

A little tongue-in-cheek humor from the late, great David Scholer. (Inspired by a recent FB repost from Ben C.) Ten reasons why men should not be ordained: 10. A man’s place is in the army. 9. For men who have children, their duties might distract them from the responsibility of being a parent. 8. Their […]

Is redistribution of wealth good for your health?

Reframing GOOD Magazine’s article, “Inequality Makes Me Sick (Literally),” this interview with epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson is particularly interesting. Of particular note is his observation that it’s not those who have the most or the highest incomes who tend to be the happiest and healthiest, but those who have the most equality (or least inequality): …we […]

On Jesus and women

To commemorate International Women’s Day 2010. Dorothy L. Sayers: Perhaps it is no wonder that women were first at the cradle and last at the cross. They had never known a man like this man. There never has been such another. A prophet and teacher who never nagged them, never flattered or coaxed or patronized; […]

Ken Fong: “Different but definitely equal in every way”

Earlier this week, I went to a local showing of “Half the Sky Live.” I got home with every intention of writing up my experience and my thoughts. But my friend Ken Fong got there ahead of me. Here are his thoughts: At the urging of one of EBCLA deacons, I began reading NY Times […]

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