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September 11, 2018
Good Night Stories for Rebel Christian Girls
Chris reviews a popular children's collection of biographies that largely neglects the role of religion...
July 25, 2018
To Submit or Not to Submit? A Medieval Woman’s Tale….
It was a bright, sunny day in King's Lynn last week. A faint breeze of...
June 13, 2018
Sorry, John Piper, (Medieval) Christianity Doesn’t Have A Masculine Feel
A carved image, about two feet tall, stands alone in a glass case in the...
May 30, 2018
Paige Patterson Is My Fault, Too
For years, I attended complementarian churches. I kept telling myself that maybe things would change. ...
May 16, 2018
Is There Hope for Evangelical Women?
My daughter and I were walking our new puppy when my phone buzzed. It was...
May 08, 2018
Why Beth Moore’s Letter Makes Me Hopeful
Chris reflects on the significance of Beth Moore as an emerging leader of evangelicalism in...
April 05, 2018
Will Beth Moore Help Save Evangelicalism?
"Lord, I repent of ways I've been complicit in & contributed to misogyny & sexism...
March 26, 2018
Can Surrogacy Be a Christian Ministry?
Recently Christianity Today offered Kate Shellnutt’s report of a new baby boom: more evangelical women...
February 08, 2018
Forgiveness or Hypocrisy? Evangelicals, Abuse, and the Witness of Rachael Denhollander
Access Hollywood. Roy Moore. Stormy Daniels. The cast of characters may shift from one scandal...
January 24, 2018
Could Medieval Women Preach? Stop Using Paul Against Women Pt 3
Two days ago, John Piper answered the question of a male seminary student at Desiring...
January 16, 2018
Jessica Hahn and Evangelical Silence on Sexual Abuse
We are so pleased to welcome back John Wigger to the Anxious Bench. John Wigger...
January 10, 2018
It’s Time to Stop Using Paul Against Women: A Short Reading List
This summer I went to the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery in London for...
December 27, 2017
It is Time to Stop Using Paul Against Women: A New Year’s Resolution for Christians
“I hate Paul.” I can’t tell you how many times I have heard that from...
December 20, 2017
Blaming the Victim: Billy Sunday and Male Power
How evangelicals abet a culture of masculine aggression
November 15, 2017
A Serious Proposal for Academic Conferences: Ban Harvey Weinsteins
It was during a major academic conference. A male colleague alerted me that a female...
October 19, 2017
Me Too. And Why This is a Christian Problem.
Female “purity” was highly prized in Victorian Christianity, but a sexual double standard let men...
October 18, 2017
Romans 8:31, Chris Tomlin, And The Faith Of A Medieval Woman
"Water You turned into wine; Opened the eyes of the blind; There's no one like...
October 05, 2017
Race Hatred, the Crime of the Age, and the Impotency of Christianity
It was the morning of October 16, 1893. The day dawned bright and frosty, and...
September 20, 2017
An Ordinary Preaching Woman in a Texas Baptist Church, c. 1930
In a 2006 interview, Wayne Grudem argued that female leaders in the church (especially pastors)...
September 06, 2017
The Medieval Counsel of Biblical Womanhood
The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood exploded my twitter feed last week. As a...
August 24, 2017
7 Women Who Shaped Christianity and Western Culture
Let me introduce you to seven women in the great cloud of witnesses.
August 09, 2017
Should Women Rule? Netflix’s The Crown and Complementarian Theology
Riding the London Eye is deceptively peaceful. The city that slowly unfolds below seems a...
June 28, 2017
Wonder Woman and Complementarianism
I found myself thinking about complementarianism while watching the new Wonder Woman movie.
May 18, 2017
10 Things Christians Get Wrong About Feminism
“Christian feminism” is an oxymoron. …and “secular feminism” is a tautology. Yes, there are certainly...
April 19, 2017
Are Women Human in Christian Academia?
Recently, Karen Swallow Prior spoke out against the "Billy Graham rule"--married men distancing themselves from...
April 06, 2017
Is Complementarian Theology Abusive to Women?
As you may have heard, Princeton Seminary decided to award Tim Keller the prestigious...
March 11, 2017
What if this had been me? A gendered analysis of the funniest video ever.
By now, I’m sure you’ve all seen this video. If you haven’t, here you go....
March 01, 2017
Margaret Mead: Christian, Pro-life Feminist
Today we are pleased to welcome Elesha Coffman to the Anxious Bench. Elesha is an...
January 25, 2017
Because Christian Women Should Fight Against Misogyny too….
Imagine a world rife with misogyny and governed by patriarchy. A world where women are...
January 12, 2017
A New Moral Vision
If you clicked on this link because you're desperately seeking a new moral vision, this...
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