The impact of Jesus’ feminism has yet to be fully realized

The impact of Jesus’ feminism has yet to be fully realized. Even famous women receive an extraordinary amount of abuse.Women are attacked with sexual innuendo and threats of sexual violence online. Feminists who ask for basic respect and equality are belittled.If a woman calls out gender bias, she is likely to hear, “strident bitch with no sense of humor!” In our culture, an admirably strong woman is deemed “not a lady.” Being seen as nurturing is also seen as a political weakness, even b … [Read more...]

One Look at American Christians and I Figure Jesus Must Have Hated Women– Right?

My friend’s attitude pissed me off. I shouted, “Are you kidding me? Taking care of my grandchildren is the only thing I’ve ever done I feel entirely happy about! Anyway, Jesus liked hanging out with women and kids too! So fuck you!" Let me explain... I’d just picked up Lucy and Jack at kindergarten and preschool when a friend called. Jack goes to preschool three days a week and Lucy goes to kindergarten five days a week. My grandchildren attend in the morning and my wife Genie and I take care … [Read more...]

Nadia Bolz-Weber and the Liturgy

I met Nadia one morning over early coffee. I saw the tattoos and wondered who this was.Later that day I heard Nadia speak about liturgy.How did that voice, the voice of patristic ancient liturgical tradition come out of this tall tattooed lady?Patristics-- the study of the Early Christian writers that are designated Church Fathers -- love of liturgy and tattoos???So WHO is Nadia, where did this person come from? What on earth..?Now comes the glowing, gleeful answer: … [Read more...]


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