I write essays each week as part of my seminary studies. Usually they are not related to the topic of this blog, but the one I wrote today ended up being very appropriate. It’s short – we have a strict word limit. I think this essay could stand to be expanded. But I like itContinue reading “Daughter”
Tag Archives: oppression
This is a guest post from my friend Charissa Garver. I have two main concerns with using terms like “soft comp” or saying about couples, “They say they are comp but they are probably egal.” My concerns are: Consent and Christian testimony for Jesus. I cannot think of a single woman I know personally thatContinue reading “Torn Curtains”
A few weeks ago, I saw a picture of a man holding a sign at a protest. He was wearing a T-shirt that said “True Christian.” His sign was a list of things that women should be: quiet, keepers at home (doing dishes, laundry, ironing, etc), submissive to husbands, silent in church, care-takers of children,Continue reading “Interpreting Gender”
Do Christians Really Want Freedom for the Oppressed?
I have not written a post since the US Presidential election. I haven’t been able to. I had serious concerns about Hilary Clinton, particularly her stance on war and her preference for companies over people.* I did not vote for her (although I would have thought about that harder if I’d have been votingContinue reading “Do Christians Really Want Freedom for the Oppressed?”