Moving Toward Non-Gendered Language in Scripture

Moving Toward Non-Gendered Language in Scripture

Most of us have now made the shift toward inclusive language for humanity, and we are learning about how pronouns matter in personal identity. We have realized that exclusive language erases half of humanity. Using only man or mankind ignores the presence of women in...

Inclusive Bible Speaks Clearly

My family helped me with an experiment. I read some Bible verses and asked if they had anything in common. After about half a dozen verses, our 8-year-old daughter, Abigail, said, “They’re all about boys and men.” Apparently, they were. The verses...

The Bible Is a Man’s Book

The Bible is a man’s book. How can a book “of the men” and “by the men” be anything other than “for the men”? Moses, David, Jesus and Paul are a few men whose stories fill the biblical text. Women like Rebecca, Esther and Mary...