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Book Review: Valiant or Virtuous? Gender Bias in Bible Translation

By: Michaela Miller | November 3, 2022

Suzanne McCarthy has offered a unique and valuable resource for egalitarian readers who are interested in the nuances of gender in Bible translation.

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Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture

By: Mary Stahl | October 27, 2022

Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture is a compilation of theological essays written by contemporary Australian woman scholars. While I didn’t agree with everything I read, their ideas made me think outside my own box and find value in differing approaches and viewpoints to complex subjects.

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The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

By: Katie Patchell | October 27, 2022

The Great Sex Rescue is an unapologetic defense of women—our dignity and right to mutuality in all spheres of life. In the process, this book serves as a spotlight cast on popular teachings that promote the dehumanization of women.

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The Samaritan Woman's Story: Reconsidering John 4 After #ChurchToo

By: Heather Matthews | October 25, 2022

In The Samaritan Woman’s Story, Caryn A. Reeder uncovers how current biblical interpretations are correlated to interpretations in early church history which linked women, sex, and sin.

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The New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition, NRSVue (National Council of Churches, 2021)

By: Jeff Miller | August 9, 2022

The New Revised Standard Version, Updated Edition (NRSVue) improves the gender language and the translation of some passages, as compared to the ground-breaking 1989 NRSV.

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Buried Talents: Overcoming Gendered Socialization to Answer God’s Call

By: Susan Mahaffey | August 9, 2022

Psychologist Susan Harris Howell provides a hopeful strategy for unlearning the conclusions we have drawn about what it means to be human and holding fast to the truth that humanity was created “in the image of God . . . male and female.”

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Grace Is Not Faceless: Reflections on Mary

By: Kristin Lassen | March 1, 2021

Grace Is Not Faceless focuses on Mary, mother of Jesus: her presentation in Scripture and reception throughout church history, with careful attention to the poetry of Isaiah and that of subsequent writers.

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Beyond Hashtag Activism: Comprehensive Justice in a Complicated Age

By: J.W. Wartick | March 23, 2022

Beyond Hashtag Activism is a fantastic read. It presents a huge amount of factual information about injustice while also providing a way forward–something many books don’t do–to combat those same injustices.

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First Nations Version: An Indigenous Translation of the New Testament

By: J.W. Wartick | March 24, 2022

The First Nations Version is a phenomenal work. It is poetic, beautiful, and striking time and again. It captures the feel of hearing God's word spoken, and it corrects some mistakes other translations make.

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Motherhood: A Confession

By: Blake Dean | March 4, 2022

Natalie Carnes’s Motherhood: A Confession is an invitation to deconstruction, reclamation, and renewal in Christ.

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