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New Voices: The Gender of God with Dr. Amy Peeler

By: Erin Moniz, Blake Dean, Amy Peeler  | January 13, 2023

What are the implications of assigning the male gender to God? If God isn’t male, then why do we call God “Father”? Blake & Erin speak with Dr. Amy Peeler about her new book, Women and the Gender of God. 

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Audio: Using Biblical Female Imagery to Bolster Self-Esteem in Women

By: Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer, Wilma Faye Mathis | November 2, 2022

Part of the challenge of Galatians 3:28 is to encourage women, servants/slaves, and Gentiles to overcome the lowered self-esteem they may have received as a result of suffering oppression. Substituting positive images for the negative images those oppressed now endure may be helpful in raising self-esteem. For this task, this ministry-oriented workshop first examines feminine [...]

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Video: Using Biblical Female Imagery to Bolster Self-Esteem in Women

By: Wilma Faye Mathis, Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer | November 2, 2022

Part of the challenge of Galatians 3:28 is to encourage women, servants/slaves, and Gentiles to overcome the lowered self-esteem they may have received as a result of suffering oppression. Substituting positive images for the negative images those oppressed now endure may be helpful in raising self-esteem. For this task, this ministry-oriented workshop first examines feminine [...]

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Intersectionality: Words Matter! Freedom through Lectionary and Bible Translation with Rev. Dr. Wilda C. Gafney

By: Angela Ravin-Anderson, Rev. Wil Gafney | August 19, 2022

Angela sits down with Rev. Dr. Wilda Gafney, Bible scholar, episcopal priest and the Right Rev. Sam B. Hulsey Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School.

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The Father and the Feminine: Assessing the Grammar of Gender-Inclusive God Language

By: Spencer Miles Boersma | August 9, 2022

Feminine language is in the Bible and has been used in Christian worship, which implies that any male-exclusivist position is not an authentically conservative one.

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The Motherly Compassion of God

By: Erica McNair | July 13, 2022

Is God strong, vigilant, and manly? Or compassionate, merciful, and motherly? What if it’s both? Let’s explore more deeply the implications of the compassion of God for how we understand femininity and motherhood.

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Elizabeth Johnson’s God-Talk Thirty Years Later: A Critique

By: Kimberly Dickson | April 30, 2022

Kim Dickson brings Pentecostalism, evangelicalism, and atonement theology into conversation with the work of feminist theologian Elizabeth Johnson.

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Why Some Soul Wounds Require Understanding the Mother Heart of God

By: Susanne Maynes | May 11, 2022

Maternal love finds its origins in the heart of God. So when we see God only as male, as Father, we miss the chance to connect with the Mother heart of God and heal the mother-wounds in our souls.

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My Body, Broken for You: Motherhood, Jesus, and Julian of Norwich

By: Juliann Bullock | March 5, 2022

What do Communion and breastfeeding have in common? Spiritual insights from one mother who has found great parallels between her journey as a mother and Jesus’s bodily sacrifice.

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An Ethic of Sacredness and Justice: Recovering the Imago Dei of Mothers

By: Mayzie Mayfield | March 5, 2022

The church needs to do better in caring for the mental and physical health of mothers. A thorough understanding of Genesis 1 and 3 will help build a framework from which to act.

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