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As 2019 winds down, the staff at CBE International have been thinking back over the books that we’ve enjoyed and learned from this year, and we wanted to share those with you. This list comprises some CBE staff favorites and some picks from our bookstore that we wanted to highlight. All these books exemplify and elaborate on our convictions that women and men together ought to be free to exercise their God-given gifts to serve God and others. Add these books to your 2020 reading list, and you’ll be off to an empowered and inspired year! Staff Favorites Mimi Rediscovering Scripture’s Vision for Women: Fresh Perspectives on Disputed Texts by Lucy Peppiatt I admit my endless admiration for the work of Lucy Peppiatt, a New Testament scholar and principal (“Brit spe... Read more
Ruth Everhart is a Presbyterian pastor and sexual assault survivor, which makes her eminently qualified to address sexual abuse in the church in a book-length treatment. She admittedly writes through a particular lens—that of a sexual assault survivor, former “good girl,” committed Christian, wife, mother, and radical feminist. She clarifies that she is not a liberal feminist but instead thinks of herself as a radical feminist because she believes that “it's not enough that individual women can thrive in a patriarchal culture. As long as women as a group are considered less than men, it doesn’t matter that individual women can experience success.” In The #MeToo Reckoning, Everhart invites readers to “explore two types of stories around sexual... Read more