Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
and tracts. For women who do theology via blogging in the public sphere, celebrity authority offers enticing rewards and extraordinary risks. There are
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
A fine artist and painter, Sarah has a master of arts in theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a master's in city planning and development from MIT.
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.
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
Katie Jo is currently working on her first book, exploring her experience of joy in suffering alongside insights from interpersonal neurobiology and theology.
The Demanding Faith of Flannery O’Connor
In her writing, O’Connor made belief believable.
Freaked out by the self-blinding prophet and dying grandmother. Puzzled by the untamed theology of tent meetings. Throughout the 596 pages, there is a great deal of theology.
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
Alastair Roberts, blogger and author of the forthcoming book Heirs Together: A Theology of the Sexes, notes that in such discipleship tribes, women leaders take on a status of “super
Why Being a Woman in Seminary Is Worth the Work
It's not always easy to get there, but the blogosphere needs more of us.
The universality of this desire is evidenced by the explosion of the Christian blogosphere, with its niche emphases on mothering, relationships, pop-theology, and life coaching.
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
staff and only $5,000 in Kickstarter seed money, Menzie has established Faithfully as an exemplar of racial and spiritual diversity and a resource for news, theology, and cultural
Marriage Lessons from the Luthers
Katharina and Martin Luther lived 500 years ago, but they can teach us much about how to live well in our own modern-day marriages.
Martin Luther had no intention of marrying. Though he had preached extensively and passionately on the theology of marriage, matrimony, he had decided, simply wasn't for him.
The Unique FOMO of Motherhood
Living in the tension between my dreams and my family’s needs.
For close to a decade, I've dreamed of being a theology professor. In order for me to teach theology on the graduate level, I'd need to earn a PhD (or a Doctorate in Ministry).
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
of the Bible. She took the course so that she could draw on deeper theology when she composes biblically faithful songs for the nursery kids. “I went
How Jesus Discipled Women
In a patriarchal culture, Jesus showed his followers a radically different way to relate and lead.
womankind brings evil upon himself and neglects the study of the Law and at the last will inherit Gehenna” (m. Avot 1:5). In the eyes of many Jews, not only was teaching theology to a