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Jesus Feminist

Jesus Feminist

An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women

by Sarah Bessey

"Bessey is a modern-day Moses, seeking to not only free a Church held captive by dogma but also to redeem generations of women who have been stifled and silenced far too long."

—Matthew Paul Turner, author of Churched

About Jesus Feminist

About Jesus Feminist

This loving yet fearless book urges today's church to move beyond man-made restrictions and fully welcome women's diverse voices and experiences.

Jesus Feminist: Read an Excerpt

Jesus Feminist: Read an Excerpt

"I want to stand outside here in our Canadian wilds beside the water, banging my battered old pots and pans into the wind and the cold and the heavens, hollering, 'There is more room! There is more room! There is room for all of us!'"

Praise for Jesus Feminist

Praise for Jesus Feminist

"Jesus Feminist is a beautiful, challenging, rich, gutsy book, an absolute must-read." Read what Shauna Niequist, Brian McLaren, Tony Jones, and others are saying about Bessey's book.

A Q&A with Sarah Bessey

A Q&A with Sarah Bessey

"When else in the history of the world would anybody have cared about what some happy clappy mum from western Canada thinks about the church and faith and scripture and theology? Uh, never, absolutely never."

Readers Guide

Readers Guide

Download these discussion questions for group or individual study!

Sarah Bessey's Website

Sarah Bessey's Website

Read Bessey's popular blog at her website here. 

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

My 10 Take-Aways from Jesus Feminist

My 10 Take-Aways from Jesus Feminist

Billy Kangas

If anything, this book proved to me that I am, indeed, a feminist, and if I am supposed to fit into one kind of feminism or another I suppose I am a Jesus Feminist.

Beyond Patriarchy and Proof-Texting

Beyond Patriarchy and Proof-Texting

Caryn Riswold

With a breezy, conversational, honest style that invites a lot of people to the fire-pit to talk, Bessey offers a narrative and a take on evangelical Christian gender ideology that needs to be heard.

The Greater Movement of God

The Greater Movement of God

Amber Stamper

This book has the potential to liberate not just our theology but our visions for ourselves as individual Christians and for the larger redemptive movement of the church as well. 

A Gospel of Empowerment

A Gospel of Empowerment

Erin Wathen

This book is full of good news. For women and for men; for mainliners, progressives, evangelicals, and all who defy classification; and for all who wonder how much of the church’s identity is shaped by culture more than by Jesus.

I Married A Feminist

I Married A Feminist

Karen Spears Zacharias

The local church is but a microcosm of society. Should it surprise us then that women are sometimes silenced within the Church?

Joyful News for Women and Men

Joyful News for Women and Men

Elizabeth Nordquist

Sarah Bessey is a winsome leader, appropriately self-disclosing, charmingly humorous, and, most powerfully, crystal clear that the impetus for women claiming personhood is necessary for the sake of the good news in the person and presence of Jesus Christ in the world.

Jesus Feminist: A Conversation with Sarah Bessey

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