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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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Book Review: Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leadership

By: Eric Anthony | February 24, 2023

Kateusz goes to great lengths to show, successfully, that many of the documents and artworks we have today suffered intentional changes to remove or revise references to women as leaders. However, there are times when Kateusz goes beyond the evidence, though this can be difficult to parse for the non-specialist in history and art.

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Book Review: Women and the Gender of God

By: Todd Edmondson | February 15, 2023

God “harbors no preference for males because God the Father is not male and God the Son is male like no other.” 

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Book Review: Valiant or Virtuous? Gender Bias in Bible Translation

By: Michaela Miller | November 3, 2022

Suzanne McCarthy has offered a unique and valuable resource for egalitarian readers who are interested in the nuances of gender in Bible translation.

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Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture

By: Mary Stahl | October 27, 2022

Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture is a compilation of theological essays written by contemporary Australian woman scholars. While I didn’t agree with everything I read, their ideas made me think outside my own box and find value in differing approaches and viewpoints to complex subjects.

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The Great Sex Rescue: The Lies You've Been Taught and How to Recover What God Intended

By: Katie Patchell | October 27, 2022

The Great Sex Rescue is an unapologetic defense of women—our dignity and right to mutuality in all spheres of life. In the process, this book serves as a spotlight cast on popular teachings that promote the dehumanization of women.

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The Samaritan Woman's Story: Reconsidering John 4 After #ChurchToo

By: Heather Matthews | October 25, 2022

In The Samaritan Woman’s Story, Caryn A. Reeder uncovers how current biblical interpretations are correlated to interpretations in early church history which linked women, sex, and sin.

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The New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition, NRSVue (National Council of Churches, 2021)

By: Jeff Miller | August 9, 2022

The New Revised Standard Version, Updated Edition (NRSVue) improves the gender language and the translation of some passages, as compared to the ground-breaking 1989 NRSV.

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Buried Talents: Overcoming Gendered Socialization to Answer God’s Call

By: Susan Mahaffey | August 9, 2022

Psychologist Susan Harris Howell provides a hopeful strategy for unlearning the conclusions we have drawn about what it means to be human and holding fast to the truth that humanity was created “in the image of God . . . male and female.”

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