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    Women and the Church

    Origins & First Wave Feminism

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    Christians don't know very much about feminism. It's one of our "knowledge blind spots". This wouldn't necessarily be a bad thing, except that…

    Women and the Bible, Women and the Church

    More than Footnotes Part 1: Women in Early Church History

    Michael Wiltshire

    Many Christians have inherited the supposition that the Church has been built on the backs of men. Masculine, courageous, and often oddly wigged…

    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…

    Biblical Equality

    Thank You: A Spoken Word Tribute to Women in Ministry

    Jeanelle E. Austin

    Here is the complete transcript and 3 1/2 minute video of Jeanelle Austin performing the spoken word poem she wrote for "Celebrating Women…

    Women and the Church

    An Accidental Advocate (in one of the worst places in the world to be a woman)

    Hannah Gaddini

    Four months after hearing the term “egalitarian” for the first time, I found myself preaching on gender-equality. I was visiting the Democratic Republic…

    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…

    Women and Relationships

    I’m the Bomb: A Reflection on Dating

    Cara Strickland

    I grew up in the evangelical church, one of the Jesus Girls, one of the ones who was on fire. I learned quickly…

    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…

    Women and the Bible

    5 Great Studies on Women in the Bible for Groups: 2015 Edition

    Gail Wallace

    Kate and I are away at a conference and were not planning to write any new posts this week, but then this email…

    Personal Stories, Women and the Church

    “No Representation & No Invitation”: To Be Asked the Question

    Cayla Pruett

    She was lovely, a school teacher for impressionable third-graders, and every bit as gracious as you would hope for the person caring for…

    Biblical Equality, Women and the Church

    Confusing “Equality” with “Sameness”: A Complementarian Misconception

    Bob Edwards

    Time after time, I’ve read complementarian literature that seems to misunderstand what is meant by biblical equality for women and men. The heart…

    Women and the Church

    They Say the Church is “Too Feminine”

    Kate Wallace Nunneley

    The claim that the Church is "too feminine" has come around again recently, from both the Evangelical and Catholic camps, and it makes…

    Women and the Church

    5 Reasons Not to Use Gender-Based Jokes in the Pulpit

    Rob Dixon

    Recently, a friend mentioned his pastor's habit of occasionally peppering his sermons with gender-based jokes. You know what I mean, the quips about…

    Women and the Bible, Women and the Church

    Mary and Martha: Sister vs. Sister?

    Carole Jeanne Bate

    I really never understood the sister relationship. I grew up as the only daughter and only granddaughter on both sides of my family.…

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