Ok, this is going to be a quick one, sharp and to the point building off a
The individual that hired
If I can get this in a 2 minute Google, why can't they?
Here is some of Ms. Leslie's
"Writing for Our Lives: Twenty-Five Years of Women Writing in their own 'Languages.'" Reconstructing Pastoral Theology: Under the Influence of Feminist Methodologies and Beyond. (projected publication date July, 1998).
"Sophie's Wisdom: Acquaintance Rape, Relational Theology, and a Redemptive Doctrine of Sin." To be included in a volume of feminist/process theology being proposed and edited by Marjorie Suchocki.
Papers and Presentations
"Acquaintance Rape and a Redemptive Doctrine of Sin" Paper presented at the regional meeting of AAR, San Diego, CA. March 1996.
"Gleaning the Power of Inclusive Language" Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Association of College and University Chaplains, Atlanta, GA. 1990.
And you are shocked that you received negative reports and a pig-pile from
Gender issues. On the assault course, YPT observed women cadre confronting women BCT cadet trainees. (Challenging verbal confrontation is appropriate to training in the Assault Course environment.) The YPT noted that these verbal critiques were focus on gender rather than on performance as a contribution to the team. This very public and gender-based interaction may contribute to a perpetuation of negative climate and culture. Women Cadre indicated that they were trying to make the trainees “strong and emotionally well-prepared for cadet life.” Chaplains observing these interactions apparently did not recognize these exchanges as inappropriate training.Go read
Oh, and who should be fired? Start with the co-signer of the memo,
No. Don't fire MeLinda, deploy her so she can see why we need "strong and emotionally well-prepared" officers to deal with the "negative climate and culture" of having your friends blown into small pieces or burned to death in front of you. "Gender" doesn't mean squat outside of the insulated halls of academia.
MeLinda S. Morton, Ch Capt
1 st Group Chaplain
Practicum Coordinator, BCT II Chaplain Practicum Training: Special Program in Pastoral Care
One or two things happened here: (1)-No one in a blue Army suit did their homework on Ms. Leslie and YDS, or (2) the people who did bring them in knew exactly what they were bringing in, agreed with the bias coming their way, and wanted this outcome. Either way, the good people in blue better clean house, or they are going to live under a PC anti-religious dictat that will make a
UPDATE: This is part 2 of a 3 part serier. Here is