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Ethics

Is Complementarianism “Hate Speech”?

PJ Media, a right-wing news site, recently reported on an evangelical group that had its article link deleted from Facebook’s Instagram platform because the article was “hate speech.” The article, “Only Men Can Be Pastors” by Tom Hicks, is standard hierarchist pablum, centered around 1 Tim 2:12-14 and regurgitating arguments from the Council on Unbiblical Manhood […] Read more…

The Elephant’s Defamation? Thoughts on the Harvest Bible Chapel Lawsuit

Christianity Today recently reported that Harvest Bible Chapel—a 13,000-member megachurch based in Rolling Meadows—is suing a pair of bloggers (and their non-blogging wives) for defamation, along with a reporter who was working on a story about HBC. The bloggers used to run The Elephant’s Debt, a watchdog site dedicated to exposing alleged financial mismanagement and […] Read more…

Hack Reveals: Out of 37 Million Users, Only Josh Duggar was Using Ashley Madison to Have Affairs

By Bridget Jack Jeffries Disassociated Press contact the reporter TONTITOWN, ARKANSAS — A Wednesday afternoon bout of “Dark Web” dumpster-diving through leaked Ashley Madison user files yielded the timely revelation that disgraced fundamentalist reality show personality, Josh Duggar, was the likely owner of multiple AM accounts. “I am shocked and appalled that a man who could […] Read more…

The Fall of the House of Sidepieces

Upon waking to the news that the Ashley Madison hackers had made good on their threat to release their stash of stolen personal information, my reaction was pretty much: For those of us who had our lives ripped apart by affairs, it’s hard to not smile at the sight of Team Sidepiece  getting some much-needed […] Read more…