‘Patriarchy is about power and control’

Danielle @ From Two to One responds to a “complementarian” straight-up dropping the c-bomb; Cheryl B. Anderson on why Christians need to hear new voices on reproductive justice; Richard Beck on how “You think you’re talking about life when we are often talking about sex;” and Caperton on “Safe and legal. And rare.” [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A’s 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: David & Abishag. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A’s 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: Hosea [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: Joseph and his brothers. [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: Judah & Tamar. [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: Cain and Abel. [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: Jacob & Leah & Rachel & Zilpah & Bilhah [Read more...]

The book of Philemon does not defend slavery

Perhaps this is the reason he was separated from you for a while, so that you might have him back for ever, no longer as a slave but as more than a slave, a beloved brother — especially to me but how much more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.

Paul does not tell Philemon what to do at all. He scrupulously, elaborately refuses to do so. Paul’s letter, start to finish, is an extravagant exercise in not telling Philemon what to do. And yet Philemon would have to have been an idiot not to have understood exactly what it was that Paul wanted and expected him to do. [Read more...]


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