St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral (Minneapolis, MN) and reflection

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Marie Hause, Kristen Filipic, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer recap and respond to the recent “Why Christian?” conference held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis on Sept. 18-19, 2015.


How the “Why Christian?” conference started and what it was meant to do


  • Gender equality as addressed at “Why Christian?”
  • LGBT inclusion as addressed at “Why Christian?”
  • Antiracism as addressed at “Why Christian?”
    • especially presentations/comments by Winnie Varghese, Mihee Kim-Kort, and Austin Channing Brown
    • connection with body theology
  • A note on a protest of the conference
  • Answering the question “Why Christian?” for ourselves

Passing On

[Image credit: “Steeple Reflection” by Phil Roeder | CC]

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