Archive: Jane Holmes Dixon
Our government's decision to recognize same-gender marriage would in no way inhibit any religions right to make up its own mind about celebrating such a marriage.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | July 31, 2009; 05:31 PM ET | Comments (22)
Comparing Sarah Palin's possibility to be Vice President or being ordained in a faith tradition that does not accept women is comparing clergy to politicians. Not the same.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | September 5, 2008; 04:31 PM ET | Comments (12)
My concern is whether both Senator Obama and Senator McCain will have the same type of events at a synagogue, a mosque, a gudwara and an ethical society. And whether CNN will carry those events live.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | August 21, 2008; 09:29 AM ET | Comments (15)
"Racism," as my seminary professor, the Reverend John Wolverton said, "is a stench in the nostrils of God Almighty." Three in ten Americans are being honest. What about the rest of us?
By Jane Holmes Dixon | August 4, 2008; 11:18 AM ET | Comments (14)
The Church of England’s decision this week to allow the consecration of female bishops embodies the biblical witness that all persons, both men and women, are created in the image of God.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | July 10, 2008; 02:28 PM ET | Comments (29)
If religion is taken too seriously without any laughter, people of faith can sometimes become too sure of themselves.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | June 20, 2008; 02:56 PM ET | Comments (9)
I can understand why the Archbishop of Canterbury was shocked by the reactions to his lecture from the British Prime Minister and many commentators. Their remarks cause me to wonder if they read his statement in its entirety.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | February 15, 2008; 08:11 AM ET | Comments (16)
As an Anglican, my tradition held from our beginning that the language of the liturgy should be in the language of the people.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | July 17, 2007; 09:44 AM ET | Comments (6)
Faith is not a proof; rather it is conviction.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | June 19, 2007; 09:18 AM ET | Comments (26)
Somehow, I am assured that God is strong enough and loving enough to take all my fury, rage, pain, and despair.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | April 18, 2007; 07:31 AM ET | Comments (46)
Let us be honest. The Church has ordained gay men for centuries.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | March 5, 2007; 09:38 AM ET | Comments (490)
For me, the worst slights came from within the church, not from the outside.
By Jane Holmes Dixon | January 22, 2007; 07:45 AM ET | Comments (20)
We must be careful to protect the gift of religious liberty given us by the wise men who wrote the U.S. Constitution
By Jane Holmes Dixon | December 18, 2006; 09:50 AM ET | Comments (8)
I am haunted by one of the great prophets of Israel, Micah, who wrote long before the British came to these shores: “and what does the Lord require of you, oh human, but to do justice, love mercy and walk...
By Jane Holmes Dixon | November 22, 2006; 10:32 AM ET | Comments (0)