Posts tagged “God

Identity Politics – Jamie Calder, SJ

Posted on May 5, 2010

We had Jamie Calder from the Jesuits come and speak at the last Seeds Seminar on “Identity Politics”, the ways in which our individual identities are shaped by the dominant stories of our culture. I interviewed him the next morning about himself and his thinking on this subject. I’ll use some of this on my upcoming radio show (30th May, 6-8pm, streaming at phoenixfm.org) You can also subscribe to my podcast on iTunes

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The Virgin & the Abbott

Posted on January 29, 2010

All relationships, including sexual ones, have to deal with the public dimension, even if it extends only to excluding the public…For some, our voting choices are strictly private (though regulated by government), for others it’s our bank balance (though regulated by government), for others it’s our eating habits (though regulated by government). For others it’s our choice of school (though regulated by government). All our supposedly private choices are regulated to some degree by government. Even, yes, sex is regulated by government.

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