I Am a Feminist

I Am a Feminist

With the International Women’s Day taking place on Friday, March 8, I want to make this declaration clear: “I am a feminist.” Gloria Steinem once said, “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” For Christians who read and...
Why You Need to Say the Other F Word in Church

Why You Need to Say the Other F Word in Church

There was a time, not all that long ago, when I would not stand in front of a group of people and say the other F word. No, not the one you’re thinking of! I’m talking about the F word that has a tendency to raise so many eyebrows in evangelical churches and the...

At War With Women

Always blame women when things go badly. That’s the first rule of thumb for Southern Baptist fundamentalists. Who caused the horrendous sex abuse scandal at the Abu Ghraib prison? The implicit answer is women in the military, according to a Baptist Press column,...

Mary Daly: Contemporary Feminism’s First Prophet

Even though Mary Daly has moved beyond the traditions and language of Christianity—she calls herself “postChristian”—her work continues to inform Christian theologians. The preacher was Mary Daly, a tenured professor of philosophy and theology at nearby...