Inviting You All to #Zeldathon

tumblr_mnxxi6VNzQ1suw7ixo1_r1_500

My friend, Dani Kelley, and I were talking a few weeks ago on Facebook about the video game series The Legend of Zelda, and she had a brilliant idea: she wants "to play every single Zelda game...and...write about it." But as we all know, "It's dangerous to go alone." So, Dani is inviting bloggers/tumblrs/twitterers to join her. Being the huge geek that I am, I'll definitely be participating. I'm actually hoping to talk about the gender ideologies, and the feminist theologies in the d … [Read more...]

There are little lights everywhere.

Photo by Fraser Gunn (Click for source)

I used to believe that the Church was the light of the world.A beacon of hope to a lost and dying world.I don't believe that anymore, because I left the Church once. I slammed the door behind me and braced myself for the darkness. But when I stepped outside I saw light. I saw light everywhere like stars in a country sky.I'm glad I no longer believe that the Church is the last hope for a world lost in darkness.The Church can be so stingy with its light. … [Read more...]

“You Are Not Your Own” Series: On Traditional Gender Roles and Dehumanization

female-animalization-2

This post is part of a series called“You Are Not Your Own,” focusing on rape and sexual assault in Christian relationship/dating booksTrigger Warning for rape, sexual assault, victim blaming, and dehumanizationNote: this research mainly focused on female rape, so I am not sure if the same trends toward rape myth acceptance would apply in cases of male rape. If anyone wants to see if research has been done on that subject and report back, feel free. Though it is not the focus of my proj … [Read more...]

“You Are Not Your Own” Series: On Hostile and Benevolent Sexism

4269999928

This post is part of a series called“You Are Not Your Own,” focusing on rape and sexual assault in Christian relationship/dating books.Trigger Warning for rape, sexual assault, and victim blamingNote: this research mainly focused on female rape, so I am not sure if the same trends toward rape myth acceptance would apply in cases of male rape. If anyone wants to see if research has been done on that subject and report back, feel free. Though it is not the focus of my project, male rape is … [Read more...]

Must Reads

Here are some important and interesting posts that you shouldn't miss.The only thing my Double D's ever got me was kicked out of church Bathsheba and Uriah’s victimization was insignificant compared to all the good David had done and was continuing to do. But God didn’t see it that way. The truth is, despite our differences in faith, our worldview is very similar.  We don’t need more charity and kind-hearted masters, we need justice and liberation.  … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X