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    Biblical Equality / Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Developing Ideas of Equality

    Terry Cunningham

    My first official contact with women struggling for equality was as a young reporter. Some women had chained themselves to the front of…

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

    5 Reasons to Stop Using 1 Timothy 2:12 Against Women

    Gail Wallace

    Hundreds of pages have been written on this chapter, with almost as many interpretations, proving this to be one of the least understood…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Women & Leadership in Sacramental Churches

    Tim Peck

    When I was a pastor in the nondenominational world, most conversations around gender and church leadership revolved around whether women should preach from…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    On Being a Daddy’s Girl

    Sarah Schwartz

    Today we're sharing some delightful reflections on the impact of fathers by guest author Sarah Schwartz. Happy Father's Day! "Throughout my childhood, people…

    "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 / Personal Stories / Women and the Bible

    Whispers of Hope and Subversion in the Old Testament

    Harriet Reed Congdon

    It may seem strange that I became an egalitarian through the back door of Old Testament patriarchal culture and history. But it worked…

    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 Bible / Women and the Church

    Three Reasons I Believe Men and Women are Equal Co-laborers in God’s Kingdom

    Dave Johnson

    Today Dave Johnson, Lead Pastor of Neighborhood Christian Fellowship (a Wesleyan church in Southern California) writes about his belief in biblical equality. His…

    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 / Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    On Being a Jesus Feminist

    Beth Wartick

    From the editor: On Mondays this month we’re sharing personal stories of Christian women who identify in some way as feminists. We hope…

    Biblical Equality / Women and Relationships

    50 Shades of Grey and Patriarchy: What Exactly Did We Expect?

    Dalaina May

    There are many articles written by Christians trying to pick apart why it is that so many women, both in and out of…

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