Reading Through “Half the Church,” Part 4: A Blessed Alliance

Carolyn Custis James looks at the brokenness and suffering in this world and sees a solution: The Body of Christ. She calls every one of God’s image bearers to become active in taking God’s love to a world in need. In particular, she speaks to women in her book Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women, encouraging them to gain a global perspective for how their gifts can be the means through which God delivers help, healing, and hope.I’ve already written about three themes of … [Read more...]

Reading Through "Half the Church," Part 2: Image Bearing Basics

Welcome to the second installment of my review covering Carolyn Custis James’s Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women. In this four-part review, I’m tackling a few of the main themes and threads of this book. Obviously, four posts will not cover every aspect of a 200-page work. My hope is that you will want to dig into this thought-provoking book on your own.In Part 1 of this series, I highlighted the concern James raises that the gospel of the West has been run through a gr … [Read more...]