Invisible women and the God who sees

"Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness," by Gustave Dore

Hagar is another of the many women in the Bible who is misused, mistreated and disregarded by the righteous heroes of the story. But unlike with Dinah or those many nameless just-a-concubine women in those other stories, Hagar’s experience is not wholly invisible. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

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“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Shechem and Dinah. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Dad’s concubine III. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Dad’s concubines, cont’d. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Dad’s concubines. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Gideon. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

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“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Jacob and Esau. [Read more...]

Patriarchal Christian boys will only allow Priscilla to smile and nod silently as Aquila speaks

"Paul said farewell to the believers and sailed for Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila." -- Acts 18:18

The Apostle Paul must have been furious. Priscilla broke his rule requiring her to sit “in silence with full submission.” She violated his rule by teaching a man, wielding authority over and correcting a male preacher. But if Paul found any of that upsetting, he never said a word about it. [Read more...]


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