Chicago Divinity School article cites Other Sheep Kenya

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Adriaan Van Klinken

The work of Other Sheep Kenya and Rev. Michael Kimindu were cited recently in an article by Adriaan Van Klinken in a publication of the University of Chicago Divinity School.

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, by Rev. STEVE PARELLI.  FEBRUARY 16, 2016.

The February 4, 2016, article says:

More explicitly political, I found some interesting initiatives by organizations working to empower LGBT people and promote acceptance in church and society, on a Christian basis.

One such organization is Other Sheep Kenya which promotes the full inclusion of LGBT people within their respective religious traditions. To achieve this goal, it organizes workshops with pastors and church leaders. Under the leadership of Rev. Michael Kimundu, a former Anglican priest expelled by his bishop because of his pro-gay views, a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been trained to share personal stories—of their sexuality and faith—at these workshops.

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The article, by Associate Professor Adriaan Van Klinken, is entitled “Gay Prayer in Uhuru Park, or Christianity and LGBT Empowerment in Kenya.”  The article is dated February 4, 2016  and is published in Sightings, The Martin Marty Center, the University of Chicago Divinity School.

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Cathedral 267 x 200This blog was written by Rev. Stephen Parelli in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, and was published to the Internet on the same date from the Hotel Hodelpa Caribe Colonial, Santo Domingi, in the Colonial district of the city.

Photo at right:  The Cathedral of Santo Domingo, the first cathedral of the New World (1523), in the Colonial City, Santo Domingo, Dominant Republic.  In 1990, the Colonial City was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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