God's Feminist Ideals
We're created to be image bearers and justice seekers.
If feminism in its purest sense is the quest for justice and equal rights for women, then, yes, God was the first feminist. Where feminism goes one way, the church the other.
Farewell to TV's Most Powerful Single Ladies
What primetime pioneers Mary Tyler Moore and Lena Dunham teach us about culture-making and Christian influence.
American values. However, a comparative analysis of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Girls does more than illustrate feminism's impact on primetime. When
Phyllis Schlafly Defended Women Like Me
Even with her flaws, the “first lady of the conservative movement” understood a fundamental human desire.
and sympathetic interest in the home,” Matthews writes, “because it is too valuable an institution to leave to Phyllis Schlafly and others who take a negative view of feminism.”) And in
Why I Don't Call Myself a Feminist
Christianity offers a culture of life greater than feminism ever could.
Opinion | Sexuality. Why I Don't Call Myself a Feminist. Christianity offers a culture of life greater than feminism ever could. Hannah Anderson, guest writer.
How I Stopped Seeing Privilege in Black and White
What God taught this second-generation, child of immigrants about the nuance of status.
Based on her studies of black feminism, “the theory proposes that we should think of each element or trait of a person as inextricably linked with all of the other elements in order to fully
The Christian F-Word
Letting go of our outdated fear of feminism.
Opinion | Sexuality. The Christian F-Word. Letting go of our outdated fear of feminism. Laura Ortberg Turner. Image: JK Califf / Flickr. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Quit Calling Them 'Chick Flicks'
With the female-fronted 'Ghostbusters,' it's time to celebrate women in movies.
Quit Calling Them 'Chick Flicks'. With the female-fronted 'Ghostbusters,' it's time to celebrate women in movies. Kristen O'Neal, guest writer. Image: Columbia
The Feminists We Forgot
Betty Friedan did not start the “woman movement;” Christians did.
Friedan's thinking. That is, we've said women's increased involvement in leadership goes back only as far as the inauguration of second-wave feminism. Yet
Sandals Instead of Sponsorships: The Sseko Story
Behind the fair-trade company that’s helping educate women in Uganda.
evangelicals be? There's a lot of myth-busting that needs to be done about the movement towards gender equality, about feminism, about feminists. There's
Why We Really Put Our Kids in Sports
Our goodhearted support prioritizes athleticism more than we think.
Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Nation, Christian Feminism Today, Adoptive Families, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Mennonite World Review, among other
We Can Agree to Disagree on Women's Ordination
Bridging the battle lines of the female clergy debate.
As I talk about women's ordination and read great discussions about the role of feminism in the church, this is what I want to remind those on "my side" of this issue on behalf of my
The Feminist Fight Against Abortion
Hearing from the progressive and pro-woman Christians siding with life.
Because of both my faith and my feminism together, I believe in advocating for life, more than ever…. I want women to be safe and I want babies to be born.
Why It’s a Good Time to Be a Christian Woman
New opportunities affirm the unique giftedness we’ve always had.
lives. In my book, I discuss feminism's broad influence, then point to a better solution: a restored understanding of God's good plan for us as women.
Fighting Sexism Like a 'Fair Lady'
What the 50-year-old film reminds us about the power of strong-willed women.
“Although it may be easy to dismiss the 1964 movie musical as an outdated rom-com from the shady period before feminism got rolling,” wrote Charlotte Alter, “it's much more than just a
Finding a Feminine Theology in C. S. Lewis's Narnia
Spiritual heroism gets rooted in love and mercy.
traditional model of gender criticism, Hilder makes a convincing case that Lewis was not a sexist, and instead was consciously presenting a "radical theological feminism" that actually
The Rise of Women and the Manhood Crisis
'Malestrom' author: When women flourish, men flourish too.
We've all witnessed the factors behind the momentum for our gender: second-wave feminism has gone global, women and girls are making gains in education, economic empowerment