LMC Chair Richard Utz on Kim Davis and America's Long Middle Ages

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"What I am saying, then, is that Kim Davis, in her rejection of the modern separation of church and state, is performing an act of political medievalism, albeit one she may well perceive as the simple adherence to an unbroken heritage."

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Earlier this month, Richard Utz gave a striking analysis of Kim Davis's controversial decisions regarding her refusal to grant marriage liscences to same sex couples. He grounds this analysis in the linguistic history of the words "clerk" and "clergy". 

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  • Created On: Sep 23, 2015 - 8:09am
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