Mutuality | Blog + Magazine

The print + digital magazine of CBE International

Mutuality offers articles from diverse writers who share egalitarian theology and explore its intersection with everyday life.

One woman’s story about experiencing sexual abuse and sexism in the #ChurchToo, and how learning about consent from Jesus can show us how to reclaim our God-given bodily agency and have healthy relationships.

Female pastors are facing unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Wonder Woman Syndrome” leaves women feeling like they have to do everything perfectly. Here are some tips to help you cope.

This is the fourth blog in a series on Bible word studies for egalitarians. This entry explores whether words have gender and shows how the grammatical gender in Hebrew and Greek show up in Bible translation.

This is the third in a series about Bible word studies and translation for egalitarians. This entry focuses on a particular instance of a word doesn’t contain all the meaning that the word can carry in 1 Timothy 2.

I know that lack of sex and consent education harmed my husband’s and my sex life in the early years of our marriage. But as I look back, I realize that’s only one side of the coin. The other was biblical illiteracy.

Instead of allowing fairy tales to reinforce gender stereotypes, Christians can use them as an opportunity to show girls how they can live out the calling of all followers of Christ to follow in his footsteps.

This summer, CBE International held our fourth annual writing contest! We received many quality, insightful submissions, making our job of picking these fifteen winners very difficult. 

These writers see a way forward for us to achieve true justice and full equality for all women and men. Let them lead us in our shared commitment to mutuality.  

In this article, we will observe how the Shunammite woman reacts to her situation with an interpretive lens that is similar to womanist thinking; her story can be found in 2 Kings 4:8–37.

Yes, you—whoever you are, wherever you may be. You can be an ally by recognizing the gifted Black woman minister. Speak to her and acknowledge her. Call her by her title, especially when speaking to others about her.