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“Homeless Penis” Equals Vacant Theology

Once more a pastor has shown the drastic need for comprehensive sex education in both public schools and seminaries. The latest gaff of an evangelical pastor reveals he received neither. After establishing the dubious idea that God owns a man’s genitals, the pastor continues:

“Knowing that His penis would need a home, God created a woman to be your wife and when you marry her and look down you...

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Rev Bev Interview on Sex, Body Justice, the Church & the Future

For those who are not familiar with my work or just want to hear some good news about our sexual bodies, pleasure, and an egalitarian dream for justice found in the Bible, tune into my interview conducted by Jaclyn Friedman on her program called, "F+cking While Feminist." Enjoy our 45 minute conversation and be hopeful for a sex-positive future that can usher in a culture of peace and...

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Why God Says Sex is Good 2/22/14

Who will lead the missionary movement in the US to integrate the mind, body, and spirit? Those that are Christian identified and sexually curious? Or, those who are sexually aware but religiously disappointed? Regardless, somebody needs to put on a pink boa and say, “Lighten up with the restrictions on pleasure, guys! It is all good!”

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Rev. Dale will take us...

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Polyamory OR Christianity: Not an Either/Or Feb 5-9/2014

Some brave scholars have publicly stated that the Bible doesn’t support marriage as one man and one woman (Duh!). So now how do we decide what is cultural and how do we create relationships that are spiritually and psychologically healthy…especially now that evolutionary biologists, sexologists, and sociologists are finding biological, genetic and sociological evidence that, as a species, we are...

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We're the Ones We're Waiting For 9/21/13

The Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance is hosting its annual conference in DC in September and includes a workshop by Rev Bev as she continues her work recruiting people to become advocates for and missionaries of spreading the good news about pleasure.

"It is past time to speak up and spread our views that our sexual bodies, sexual variety and sensual pleasure is all about good news and...

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Intro to a Body Friendly Christianity 5/14/13

Although the central teaching of Christianity is supposed to be the incarnation, that is, God-in-the-flesh, positive teaching about sexuality is in short supply amid the repressive dogmas throughout the church history. This class, taught by Rev Dr Beverly Dale is designed to subvert those teachings by presenting a body-positive, inclusive biblical interpretation and theological...

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Out of the Head, Into the Body, then Out of the Body into Ecstasy 5/12/13

Sometimes we think too much. This can easily get us into trouble both in the bedroom and on our faith journey. Thinking too much in the bedroom can become what is known as 'spectatoring',  the practice of watching intimacy rather than experiencing it. And, in our spiritual lives faith and religion simply get reduced to a list of things to believe and becomes a series of platitudes....

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Announcing a new non-profit devoted to teaching an inclusive,  science-friendly, and sex-positive Christianity!