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Christian Feminism

I'm Tired of Being a Christian

Kelsey L. Munger | Posted 06.07.2016 | Religion
Kelsey L. Munger

I'm tired. I'm tired of being a Christian. People say it's only a term, only a word but that word feels like the lead apron at the dentist's office. It's pushing down on me from all sides, clipped tightly around my neck.

Let's Talk About Taboos

Religion News Service | Enuma Okoro | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion

(RNS) “Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank About Faith” is a collection of personal essays from Christian women under 40, including ...

I'm a Jesus Feminist Because... Paul!

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

This famous bit from Galatians 3 is the reason I'm a Jesus Feminist. And that may strike some feminist ears as odd, because the apostle Paul has long been the bane of many an equality activist's existence.

Modest Hopes for My Two Girls

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

I hope my girls will never shame other girls for the way they dress, or associate showing skin with selling sex (or demonize people who sell sex).

Mary Magdalene Madness

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Roxane Assaf Lynn

Metaphorical interpretations aside, the apparent confirmation of Jesus of Nazareth and Mary of Magdala as the ultimate biblical power couple has spawned a movement.

Why 'Vaginagate' Matters

Christian Piatt | Posted 12.18.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Rachel Held Evans is one of the better known Christian writers in progressive circles these days. Her new book examines what it would mean to live life as a woman according to biblical laws for a year. She uses "grownup" words to talk about things like (gasp!) vaginas.

Is Michele Bachmann Christian Feminist?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

"Just calling yourself a Christian feminist doesn't make you one, and if other people are calling (Palin and Bachmann) that, they don't know what it means," said feminist theologian Rita Nakashima Brock.