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Women in Scripture and Mission: Saint Rafka of Lebanon

By: Kimberly Dickson | December 2, 2022

Rafka’s quiet life of strength and love has earned her the deep devotion of the Lebanese Maronite Christians. Rafka provides the inspiration to carry on in their faith, despite the severe challenges they face as a minority community in Lebanon.      

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Saint Rafka of Lebanon

By: CBE International | December 2, 2022

Christian history is full of remarkable women. Here we highlight Saint Rafka of Lebanon.

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Abigail

By: Kimberly Dickson | November 18, 2022

Abigail saved not just herself and her household, but David’s future and the future of Israel

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“The Serpent Has Suffocated in a Woman”: Eve and Mary in the Liturgical Songs of Hildegard of Bingen

By: Emma Yeager | November 16, 2022

Romans 5 explores the link between Eden and the incarnation—through Adam and Jesus. Hildegard of Bingen’s liturgical songs also form parallels between Eden and the incarnation, but she focuses instead on Eve and Mary.

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Lady Doquz

By: Kimberly Dickson | November 4, 2022

Paul’s reference to Junia as an apostle often stops many protestant Christians in their tracks for three reasons: they have never heard of Junia, they did not think women could be apostles, or they thought there were only twelve apostles. 

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Junia the Apostle

By: CBE International | November 7, 2022

Christian history is full of remarkable women. Here we highlight Junia the Apostle.

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Women in Scripture and Mission: Junia the Apostle

By: Kimberly Dickson | November 4, 2022

Paul’s reference to Junia as an apostle often stops many protestant Christians in their tracks for three reasons: they have never heard of Junia, they did not think women could be apostles, or they thought there were only twelve apostles. 

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Vindicating Bathsheba

By: Amanda Pence | November 3, 2022

If we truly want to cultivate a culture in our church where women and men thrive as equals, we must stop blaming victims, including Bathsheba, who honored the Torah much more than David did. We must listen when someone comes forward, believe that they are acting in good faith, and investigate.

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A Medieval Makeover: Women's Roles Before and After the Reformation

By: Michele Arndt | November 3, 2022

The journey of women’s leadership in the church is hardly a straight line. It is a curvy road with plenty of twists and turns, sometimes pointing women to lead and, at other times, pointing them right out the door. One result of the Protestant Reformation was to drive women out of leadership and into [...]

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The Ministry of Women and the Merger of Church and State in Fourth-Century Christianity

By: Shelley Siemens Janzen | November 3, 2022

Christianity's fourth-century merger with the Roman Empire suppressed the NT pattern of welcoming women as exemplary servant leaders.

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