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Book Review: Tell Her Story: How Women Led, Taught, and Ministered in the Early Church

By: Brianna Cortez | March 14, 2023

Whereas most books on women in ministry primarily focus on contested Bible verses, Nijay K. Gupta’s "Tell Her Story" takes a different approach. Gupta studies women throughout the Old and New Testament first, as if to say, these are the stories we need to shape our view of women—the ones that depict what [...]

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Galilee’s Got Talent! How the Arts Empower Women

By: Nijay K. Gupta | March 1, 2023

It’s no surprise that women’s voices are often left in the dark in patriarchal cultures. But throughout the Bible and beyond, the arts have brought women’s hidden voices to light. Women indwelled with the Spirit should let their voices ring as Mary, Deborah, and Miriam did. 

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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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“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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Rediscovering the Marys: Maria, Mariamne, Miriam

By: Elizabeth Ann R. Willett | January 30, 2021

Seventeen essays explore how the biblical Miriam, Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary of Bethany, and Mary Magdalene were portrayed in the early Christian era, also touching on Jewish and Muslim interpretations.

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Consider the Women: A Provocative Guide to Three Matriarchs of the Bible

By: Jeff Miller | October 31, 2019

The book lives up to its subtitle, A Provocative Guide. . . . Though it has some value, I do not recommend it without reservation, given her methods of interpretation noted above.

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By: Theresa Garbe | November 1, 2020

Like Mary the Mother of Jesus, Christian men and women are called to bring Christ to the world.

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Rediscovering the Marys: Maria, Mariamne, Miriam

By: Ally Kateusz, Mary Ann Beavis | January 23, 2020

This interdisciplinary volume of text and art offers new insights into various unsolved mysteries associated with Mary Magdalene, Mary of Bethany, Mary the Mother of Jesus, and Miriam the sister of Moses.

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Behaving Like Mary: Reexamining Mary’s Encounter with Gabriel

By: Julie R. Frady | December 13, 2019

I recently saw a meme of the Virgin Mary with the words “well-behaved women make history” on it. The meme was a pushback on the pithy saying, “well-behaved women rarely make history.” 

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By: Keren Dibbens-Wyatt | December 13, 2019

We have put you on a pedestal, scattered petals at your marble feet. Entombed now in stone, once their warm flesh danced in Cana

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