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Barbie, The Book of the City of Ladies, and the Battle against Internalized Misogyny

By: Mary Bell | March 21, 2024

In the Barbie movie (2023), America Ferrera’s character gives an iconic speech about how “it is literally impossible to be a woman.” Christine de Pisan in 1405 also wrote a popular and highly regarded defense of women: The Book of the City of Ladies.

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Twenty Centuries of Women Leaders in the Church

By: CBE International | March 14, 2024

In celebration of Women's History Month, here are five titles that trace women's contributions to the church from the time of Jesus down to the early Church Mothers, to medieval women theologians, and finally to female pastors of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Book Review: The Struggle to Stay: Why Single Evangelical Women Are Leaving the Church

By: Emma Feyas | February 14, 2024

 The Struggle to Stay sheds light on why women are leaving evangelical churches through real stories and research.

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Book Review: Voices Long Silenced

By: Kimberly Dickson | November 2, 2023

Overall, I give the book five stars, knowing it will be my go-to each time I write about or research a woman from our faith history.

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Book Review: We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis

By: Shirley Fessel | October 12, 2023

Mary DeMuth, delves into the church's often inadequate response to abuse survivors in WeToo: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis. Her book sheds light on the church's complex history of moral failings and offers insights on breaking the cycle of corruption. In We Too readers can learn the scope of [...]

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Book Review: She Deserves Better

By: Mikaela Bell | September 14, 2023

After finishing their survey and best-selling book The Great Sex Rescue, testing popular Christian teachings about marriage and sex and empirically demonstrating the harm caused by patriarchal messages, co-authors Sheila Wray Gregoire, Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach, and Joanna Sawatsky received many inquiries from parents of young girls. These mothers (and fathers) wanted to know how they [...]

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Book Review: Indigenous Theology and the Western Worldview

By: William David Spencer | August 7, 2023

This book about indigenous, First Nations theology emphasizes the leadership of women.

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Book Review: Grace is Not Faceless: Reflections on Mary

By: Kristin Lassen | June 23, 2023

Reading this short but weighty book may advance your appreciation of Mary as much as it has for me!

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