Doug Pagitt on the 2018 Vote Common Good Bus Tour.
“Some Christian communities in America practice prejudice like dogma. It’s an ugly and reprehensible reality, but also one that is uniquely frustrating for progressive Christians like myself. It’s a story of Christians shooting themselves in the foot. At a time when Americans are increasingly turning away from religion, the idea of expelling a woman who is so clearly dedicated to her faith is not just offensive on a moral level, it’s also profoundly self-defeating.”
—Doug Pagitt in “Letters to the Editor: How a Christian college hurt itself by expelling a married gay student” in The Los Angeles