A legacy worth pursuing: Jack Spong and the rest of us

Portrait of the Bishop takenfrom ProgressiveChristianity.org Pastor David Felten, having learned of Bishop John Shelby Spong’s recent stroke, writes a heartfelt letter to this leader of the Progressive Christian movement. Bishop Spong’s ideas worked to popularise an alternative to dogmatic, literalist Christianity. The bishop’s notoriety as an iconoclast and rouge

Inter-faith forum lends progressive voices in support of same-sex marriage

Supporters of same-sex marriage during a rally in Brisbane this year. Several faith leaders are sending out the message that advocacy for LGBTI rights and religion go hand in hand. Photograph: Sarah Motherwell/AAP Earlier last month, Australia’s first inter-faith forum on marriage equality in Canberra saw progressive representatives of various

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