religion

BFFs: Best Foreign Friends

“I have met other international students from my roommate… They’re all pretty cool.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker have so many “foreign friends?” What does the speaker mean by “orphan Easter,” and why did he feel so […]

Kept to Myself for a Good Long While

“I had a lot of preconceptions, or, maybe, misconceptions, about what it would be like.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them […]

Barging in with Our Rainbow Flag

“He said, ‘The opposite of homosexuality is not heterosexuality; it’s holiness.’” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. […]

Something That I Was Looking For

“If people are uncomfortable, they’re just not going to go.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]

Afraid of These Things

“Maybe I will be rude to their religions.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. […]

False Unity

“The hope. . . was that we would be able to be inter-Lutheran on that day. . .” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does being inter-Lutheran mean to the speaker? How does the speaker interpret the actions of President Kieschnick? How […]

Opening the Chapel Doors

“Most of the people that you see are white and straight and English-speaking.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Omission in Admissions

“I feel like people are just hiding under this Christian mask…” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box […]