Welcome to CBE’s Library

Tip: to find an exact phrase or title, enclose it in quotation marks.

Barr's historical insights provide context for contemporary teachings about women's roles in the church and help move the conversation forward.

KEEP READING

In her introduction to Women in a Patriarchal World, Elaine Storkey reminds the reader of the important role that narrative theology has played in “both framing our doctrine and shaping our understanding of faith.”

KEEP READING

Sojourner Truth was a remarkable woman. This article invites us to learn about and celebrate her life, while also lamenting the oppression she experienced that meant she had to be remarkable to be remembered. 

KEEP READING

Many people don’t know that African American women were leading and pastoring churches from the beginning of the modern Pentecostal movement in the early 1900s. Meet two of these women: Lucy Farrow and Jennie Evans Seymour. 

KEEP READING

Rev. Dr. Prathia Hall Wynn was a womanist theologian, pastor, mentor, and civil rights activist who developed the concept of a “freedom-faith.” She is an important figure in Black history, women’s history, church history, and American history for her work towards a church and an America where all people are considered equal, regardless of their race, ethnicity, class, or gender.  

KEEP READING

Like Mary the Mother of Jesus, Christian men and women are called to bring Christ to the world.

KEEP READING

Jesus’s encounter with the Syrophoenician woman of Mark 7 changed the minds of the first disciples and has the power to change modern minds as well.

KEEP READING

First Corinthians presents Christian women with a time to speak, not a time to be silent.

KEEP READING

Like Mary of Luke 10, our identity in Christ is not primarily as females or males, but as faithful disciples.

KEEP READING

Galatians 3-4 teaches that we must read the Word of God with the barrier-removing Wind of God.

KEEP READING