Check out the following discussion on how women have been represented in church art:

In Wurttemberg’s Protestant churches, baroque female angels appeared in important and powerful roles. For example, female figures support the pulpits in the churches of Altheim and Langenaue. In a 1734 painting in the church of Hurben, the judges who decided between heaven and hell in the Last Judgement were women angels.

Further Reading

Women and Liturgical Reform

November 16 is the feast day of a remarkable woman: St. Marga­ret of Scotland. Margaret spent most of her early life in Hungary during her father’s exile. She returned to England with her family in 1056 or 1057, and, shortly after this her father died, leaving her brother as a

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Further Listening

Gender Language in Worship

Masculine language permeates many worship experiences; in hymns, in liturgy, and even in Scripture. This lecture seeks to identify a balance: Concerning exclusive language, how much is too much? Concerning inclusive language, how far is too far? The recording also gives practical guidance on incorporating gender-inclusive language into corporate worship

During Sattelzeit (“saddle time”), a period between 1750 and 1870, female images of the divine were targeted for change or removal.

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