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    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…

    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…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Why Women Matter: The Church as the Face of God

    Megan Wildhood

    Though there are probably as many conceptions of “primary issues” for the Church as there are churches, a typical list is easily constructed.…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    What I Would Tell My 12-Year-Old Self About Gender Roles

    Andrea Heinrichs

    It wasn’t until I started attending a private Christian school as a 12-year-old that I became aware of the spectrum of views regarding…

    Women and the Bible / Women and the Church

    The Intervention of Zipporah: Protector of Moses

    Lydia Leigh

    One of the things I love about the Bible is that has so much to say about the ability and calling of women…

    Women and the Church

    How to Walk Through a Door When a Woman Holds It Open

    Megan Pritchett

    We don’t know how to walk through a door when a woman holds it open. We’re so conditioned to receive teaching and leadership…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Two Paths to Affirming Women’s Ordination

    Tim Peck

    With the Church of England’s recent vote to begin ordaining women as bishops, the issue of women’s ordination has once again been in…

    Biblical Equality / Women and the Church

    Phebe Willets: (Woman) Preacher of the 1700s

    Charity Johnson

    The most prominent of my ancestors was a cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1930), who brought Quakerism to a famous schism in North America. Though…

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

    “But What About 1 Timothy 2:12?” Ten Talking Points

    Gail Wallace

    1 Timothy 2:12 continues to be an obstacle that prevents churches from moving toward a more robust theology of women. Read…

    Women and the Church

    Paul’s Masculine and Feminine Leadership

    Margaret Mowczko

    Some Christians believe that being a leader is a man’s role, and that it is unfeminine for women to be in leadership. These…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    Becoming a Pastor Made a Woman Out of Me

    Abigail Gaines

    The more I embrace being a pastor, the more I give the church the opportunity to experience both the masculine and feminine heart…

    Personal Stories / Women and the Church

    A Place for All Women in the Church?

    Heather Penny

    I recently turned 43, and the 40s bring a sense of clarity that eludes us in our 20s and 30s (I’ll probably say…

    Women and the Church

    5 Things I Wish Male Egalitarian Pastors Would Do

    Meredith Miller

    Dear Male Egalitarian Pastors, I have something I need to tell you, and it’s a bit tough to say. Before I do, I…

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