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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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God’s Attributes in Mothers

By: Mimi Haddad | March 5, 2022

Studying the mother metaphors of God in Scripture helps us see how mothers can and do reflect God’s attributes.

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Rainflies, Canoes, and God as Our Mum

By: Juliann Bullock | September 5, 2021

The Bible is full of vivid maternal descriptions of God, yet many of us are still uncomfortable using maternal language to talk about God or to God. Reclaiming God’s feminine attributes helps us grow closer to God.

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Also a Mother: Asian Feminist Theology Promotes God Also as Mother

By: Kay Bonikowsky | January 30, 2021

Arising from the experiences of Asian women, Asian feminist theology provides an example of viewing God not only as Father, but also as Mother.

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Is God My Mother?

By: Juliann Bullock | October 29, 2020

Is it wrong to call God “Mother”? Can moms be a strong example of how God loves us? One writer returns to the text to find out by mining the feminine attributes for God given to the Israelites.

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Engaging Women with a Suffering Sophia: Prospects and Pitfalls for Evangelicals

By: Cristina S. Richie | July 31, 2020

Naming God as “Sophia” critically aligns the Divine with a specifically female concept, while also expanding the theological understanding of the character and attributes of God-Sophia.

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“Precious Food of True Life”: Christ Our Mother, Female Embodiment, and the Eucharist in Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love

By: Eliza Stiles | January 31, 2020

Julian of Norwich, in her Revelations of Divine Love, recounts and meditates on her revelations of Christ dying and the significance of his body and blood in his work of salvation and continued work of sustaining us.

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Parable of the Brown Girl: The Sacred Lives of Girls of Color

By: Khristi Lauren Adams | February 4, 2020

Thought-provoking and inspirational, Parable of the Brown Girl is a powerful example of how God uses the narratives we most often ignore to teach us the most important lessons in life. It's time to pay attention.

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