Category: Robert Neville

LETTERS: Pastors’ courage offers hope that bigotry can be countered

Boston Globe (subscription required) By Robert Neville, College of Arts & Sciences Bigotry against gays and other sexual minorities is deeply rooted in many of the cultures within which the United Methodist Church works, and the UMC is at grievous fault when it does not combat this bigotry… View full article 

Methodist Church defrocks minister who officiated at gay wedding in Hull

Boston Globe (subscription required) Robert Neville, College of Arts & Sciences United Methodist Church officials defrocked Thursday the pastor who was convicted in a church trial last month for performing the marriage ceremony of his gay son in Hull six years ago… Expert quote: “I think until the appeal process is finished, it’s not clear […]