Who’s Winning the Gender “War?” Two Perspectives (Rachel Held Evans & John Piper)

Gender “war” might sound excessive.  Perhaps if we frame this within the broader “evangelical culture war,” then the word-choice probably makes sense.  If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time, you know that I believe that the worldwide church should “Liberate Women for Ministry.”  Honestly, the complementarian system holds back the potential for [Read More...]

Seven Things Guys Need To Know About Post-Evangelical Women (Carol Howard Merritt)

Right now, in the US, many of us wrestle with the Evangelical movement we grew up in. There are a lot of reasons for that. Our questions are theological, as we struggle with the atonement, the Kingdom of God, or Hell. We ask sociological questions about the role of women, LGBTQs, social media and politics. [Read More...]

Why I Became An Ordained Roman Catholic Woman Priest – Even Though Vatican Says “No!” (Ann Penick)

On Saturday, June 4th, I was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in Baltimore, Maryland through the Roman Catholic Womenpriests (RCWP). Their website is www.romancatholicwomenpriests.org. This is not an approved path with the Vatican nor with a number of the clerical hierarchy nor with 25% of the sitting-in-the-pew Roman Catholics. We will not leave the Church [Read More...]

Half the Church: Recapturing God's Global Vision for Women

If you are a regular reader of the Pangea Blog, you already know that I am an outspoken egalitarian.  I believe that when women are not given the same opportunities as men, that we actually can unintentionally hinder the body of Christ.  Women ought to be free to exercise their gifts of leadership, apostleship, preaching, [Read More...]


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