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Interdisciplinary Egalitarianism Spring 2020 Volume 34 Number 2

This sermon on the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10 argues that the problem to be addressed is neither Martha’s housework nor Mary’s sitting at the feet of Jesus. Instead, the problem is judgment, which should be replaced with celebration of the gifts of others, even when those gifts differ from our own.

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I offer here a history of preaching rhetoric with the hope of encouraging women whose calling is the pulpit. We will explore how women have proven their preaching authority and constructed their sermons across time.

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A pastor-turned-activist for women's rights, Eugene Hung provides practical guidance and recommendations for church leaders seeking to help their faith communities address abuse.

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Explorations of Genesis 2 intent on recovering God's ideal for the interrelationship between male and female often zoom in on the final episode—the creation of Eve. We are better able to appreciate how the narrative supports that ideal when we engage the whole chapter. 

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Women throughout history have been at the forefront of the holy resistance to violence and hatred and death.

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Priscilla Papers, Volume 33, Winter 2019

As we walk with Hannah, we see how she encounters and discovers who God says she is. This is a message not just for moms, but for all of us. Every day of our lives, we are asked to fit into a certain shape, but we don’t always fit the mold.

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Priscilla Papers Spring 2018 Volume 32, Number 2

The story of Ruth is filled with drama; there’s tragedy and triumph, loss and gain, and of course, romance. Much like a fairy tale, it is a story of true love with a happily-ever-after ending. But more than a fairy tale, this true love is inspired by the source of love, the very heart of God.

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Leader: We are God’s temple. God´s Spirit dwells in our midst.
All: As believers, male and female, we are the temple of the Holy Spirit.

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Taffi Dollar's devotion at CBE International's 2017 conference in Orlando, FL

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A few months ago, a guest speaker at my church spoke on the Christian obligation to fight and end human trafficking. And his conclusion was right. Christians should be the loudest voices against human trafficking. I happily lend mine to the fight to eradicate the global slave trade. And yet, in his sermon on fighting human trafficking, the well-intentioned male speaker used the following flawed biblical example to illustrate his point.

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