Thomas W. Ogletree

Thomas W. Ogletree is Frederick Marquand Professor Emeritus of Theological and Social Ethics at Yale University Divinity School.

Stories by Thomas W. Ogletree

Why I disobeyed the United Methodist Church’s unjust teaching on same-sex marriage

As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminded us in his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” Marrying Tom and Nick was for me a profoundly personal and quintessentially pastoral act.