Opinion | Discipleship
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
Opinion | Discipleship. What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation. Listening to marginalized voices isn't a liberal or a conservative idea—it's a fundamentally Christian one.
excerpt | Discipleship
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.
Women’s March Sets Out to Exclude 40 Percent of American Women
What pro-life feminists actually have in common with their pro-choice counterparts.
genital mutilation. Though the term remains divisive among evangelicals, they have grown more likely to embrace the word feminism. Egalitarians and
Opinion | Discipleship
Why I Continue to Call God ‘Father’
I’m sympathetic to the arguments for female pronouns. But the linguistic alternatives leave behind a profound truth.
I'm sympathetic to the arguments for female pronouns. But the linguistic alternatives leave behind a profound truth.
Reporting | Discipleship
The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better.
As mainstream feminism has encouraged women to seek influence outside the home, some Christian communities have more strongly emphasized the traditional family structure and
interview | Discipleship
Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.
range of options. When I'm teaching pedagogies, I teach critical theory— Marxism, feminism, etcetera—and I also teach a Christian perspective. I present
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Atomic Blonde' Delivers Female Action Without An Action Hero
After seeing the new spy thriller, I still don't know what a female action hero looks like.
After seeing the new spy thriller, I still don't know what a female action hero looks like.
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Why We Need Wonder Woman
Even when it falters, the new female-led film brings freshness to the superhero flick.
Even when it falters, the new female-led film brings freshness to the superhero flick.
Opinion | Discipleship
Six Ways Men Can Support Women's Discipleship
Male clergy and laity who want to enable women's ministry often don't know how to get involved or what to do.
Male clergy and laity who want to enable women's ministry often don't know how to get involved or what to do.
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
Opinion | Pop Culture
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
Opinion | Sexuality
Why I Don't Call Myself a Feminist Subscriber access only
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.
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
Opinion | Sexuality
The Christian F-WordSubscriber access only
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.
Opinion | Family
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
Q+A with Christena Cleveland: 'I Felt for the First Time—I'm Not Alone'
What everyone needs to know about supporting women of color at conferences and in churches.
What everyone needs to know about supporting women of color at conferences and in churches.
What It's Like to Be a Black, Female Pastor in the South
Nicole Massie Martin shares about her unique vocation.
pastors, what unique obstacles do they face? In some ways, feminism never really hit the African American church. Womanism is a product of the African
Opinion | Pop Culture
The Feminists We ForgotSubscriber access only
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
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