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    Women and the Church

    The New Shame: Why Gender Equality Is Still Worth Fighting For

    Mandi Cherico

    “Are there really that many hurting women in the Church?” I was a freshman at a Christian college when one of my professors…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Wives and Husbands in 1 Peter: Who is the Weaker Vessel?

    Heather Celoria

    Certain passages in 1 Peter are sometimes used to support the idea of hierarchy in Christian marriage, but a closer look reveals that…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    Mentoring in the Church: Apollo had Priscilla, Phoebe had Paul

    Bev Murrill

    Empowered by higher education and the willingness of thinking people to judge others on their merits rather than their plumbing, more women are…

    General

    Defying Gender Stereotypes: Surprising Men of the Old Testament

    Bronwen Speedie

    I’ve found that the Old Testament is full of some amazing, strong women who defy stereotypes. But what about men? Did Old Testament…

    General

    Malestrom: Manhood Swept Into The Currents Of A Changing World (Review & Giveaway)

    Dorothy Greco

    In her new book Malestrom: Manhood Swept Into The Currents Of A Changing World, Carolyn Custis James demonstrates why she is one of…

    "Notorious" Passages / Biblical Equality / Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    The Curse of Genesis 3: A Lament

    Gail Wallace

    In doing some research on Genesis 3, I came upon this provocative poem by Carmen J. Bryant: God said to man, “The earth…

    Biblical Equality

    On John Piper & Manhood

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    At the beginning of March one of our readers wrote in and asked this question: "I recently watched a video regarding The Gospel…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    One Mother’s Thoughts On Raising a Son

    Beth Wartick

    My son is six months old. He is, in my completely unbiased opinion, a perfect little baby. He smiles and coos and rolls…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    3 Reasons to Be a Feminist

    Kim Hunt

    From the editor: We had so many wonderful submissions that we've extended our series of personal stories of Christian women who identify as…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    More Than Footnotes Part 4: Women Leaders in the American Colonies

    Michael Wiltshire

    Here is the fourth and final installment of "More than Footnotes" a series on influential women in church history. With the influence of…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    “Feminist” Is Not a Dirty Word

    Buki Alabi

    On Mondays we’re sharing personal stories of Christian women who identify as feminists. We hope that hearing these stories will broaden our understanding…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Reflections on Faith, Feminism, & Identity

    Megan Pritchett

    Just over a year ago, I interviewed thirteen Christian women about their understandings of faith, gender, and feminism for my senior thesis sociology…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    6 Differing Views on Wedding Traditions

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    I really don't like weddings. They're just not my thing. For the most part, I don't like attending them, I don't like being…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    Anatomy of an Egalitarian Wedding Ceremony

    Gail Wallace

    Some time ago I was part of a Twitter conversation about marriage ceremonies that reflect biblical egalitarian values. Since my husband is a…

    Women and Relationships / Women and the Church

    6 Things Egalitarian Marriage is Not

    Robin Rhine McDonald

    I have had many conversations about the egalitarian perspective of marriage with friends, family, and others. Some have been great discussions where, even…

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