Gay Clark Jennings

Gay Clark Jennings is an author at Religion News Service.

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An open letter to the Supreme Court as you consider same-sex marriage (COMMENTARY)

By Gay Clark Jennings — May 5, 2015
(RNS) Yes, the government has an interest in fostering strong communities and strong families -- and both will strengthened when marriage equality makes the lives of same-sex couples and their children more safe and secure.

COMMENTARY: Christians worship a child who fled violence in his home country

By Gay Clark Jennings — July 11, 2014
(RNS) The baby Jesus survived Herod’s massacre because his parents took him across a border to a land where he was safe.

COMMENTARY: The church’s role in, and against, homophobia across Africa

By Gay Clark Jennings — January 27, 2014
(RNS) Western Christians cannot fix the homophobia that's currently gripping Nigeria, Uganda, or other African countries. We can, however, stand in solidarity with progressive Africans and support their efforts to teach new ways of interpreting the Bible and understanding sexuality.

Kentucky Wrestles With Religious Dates in Classrooms

By Gay Clark Jennings — May 26, 2006
c. 2006 Religion News Service LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Kentucky’s state school board has apparently resolved a spat over historical date references in social studies classes, but not before the state’s governor, facing an uphill re-election bid, seized on the issue. And while the immediate controversy over the use of B.C. (Before Christ) and A.D. (Anno […]
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