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Jesus and Women: A Close Look At The Gospels

By: Cynthia Muniz Soares | September 14, 2023

What can we observe about the women in each of the Gospels? Mark, widely considered the earliest Gospel, presents some significant accounts about women, some of which are found in the other Gospels.

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In Spite of the Culture: A Sermon

By: Beulah Wood | August 7, 2023

The Bible tells of many married women who acted with independent agency, with or without their husbands.

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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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Women in Scripture and Mission: Mary the Mother of Jesus

By: Kimberly Dickson | June 5, 2023

Mary, who learned to call Jesus Messiah and Son of the Most High God. She is an example of what it means to stand up to injustice, fight for justice, and point others to God’s redemption work in Jesus.      

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

By: Nijay K. Gupta | March 14, 2023

For centuries, discussions of early Christianity have focused on male leaders in the church. But there is ample evidence right in the New Testament that women were actively involved in ministry, at the frontier of the gospel mission, and as respected leaders.

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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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