As a Christian who is invested in building new, constructive bridges between Jewish and Christian communities, Sarah Palin’s recent claim that she had been accused of blood libel, in regards to the recent shooting in Tuscon, appalled me. I was troubled on two levels. First, I do not know why that the term was even [...]
I am 23 and my hair is thinning. Noticeably. At first, I was not okay with this. I am too young and the old legend about male pattern baldness running through maternal lineage had proven to hold little or no weight. To be honest, I am still not entirely comfortable with it but conversations with [...]
As the resident Nashvillian at SoF and someone who works at the UMC down the street from Belmont University, I am obligated to weigh in on the issue of Lisa Howe’s forced resignation from her position as the women’s soccer coach. For those of you who have not heard about this injustice, it has reached [...]
“Though we cannot think alike, may we not love alike?” –John Wesley Although I do not consider myself a lifelong United Methodist, the church has been very formative in my life. Only now that I am in Divinity School and pursuing ordination, I am able to discover the sources within the Methodist tradition that have [...]
Anthony Fatta, 23, is currently a 2nd year Master of Divinity candidate at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, TN and a member of the United Methodist Church. Academic/Vocational interests include: theologies of religious pluralism, comparative theology, interfaith marriage/families and pastoral care, Jewish-Christian relations and congregational ministry in a religiously diverse world.