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What’s New on Christian Feminism Today
New Old Treasures Article – “The ‘She’ in My Pocket” An Old Treasure is one of our favorite articles from the print version of Christian Feminism Today which has been republished on the website. Our latest Old Treasure feature is a 2009 article written by Marg Herder, “The ‘She’ in My Pocket.”
Latest FemFaith Blog Post – “Fearing the Feminine or Embracing Our Mother” Read Letha Dawson Scanzoni, Kendra Weddle Irons and Melanie Springer Mock discuss topics of interest to Christian feminists. The name FemFaith reflects their desire to be “feminists, faithfully” and to show how Christian faith and feminism connect.
Latest Reta’s Reflections Blog Post – “Our Mothering Jesus: Studies in John’s Gospel” Reta generously shares her gifts as a biblical scholar and communicator, relating the Bible to today’s issues. Her questions at the end of each post can be used for individual reflection or group discussion.
Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America
by Jeff Chu
Reviewed by Marg Herder
Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road? Christian Identity in a Multi-faith World
by Brian McLaren
Reviewed by Rebecca Kiser
New ViewPoint “Personal Tragedy Meets National Tragedy: The Boston Explosions” by Marg Herder ViewPoint is a blog in which different writers express their personal perspectives on various topics of current interest. It’s a blog of many voices.
A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband “Master”
by Rachel Held Evans
Reviewed by Alena Amato Ruggerio
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into Christian Faith
by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
Reviewed by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
Recipes, Crafts, and Funerals? A Professor Shares a Student’s Surprising Story of Pinterest
by Alena Amato Ruggerio (with Marylisa Wood)
Prof. Alena Ruggerio and student Marylisa Wood discuss a Pinterest project and Paula Gunn Allen’s ”Death Culture” and “Thought Woman.”
New ViewPoint “Why We Need Immigration Reform: A Christian Feminist Perspective” by Anne Eggebroten ViewPoint is a blog in which different writers express their personal perspectives on various topics of current interest. It’s a blog of many voices.
EEWC-Christian Feminism Today’s Marg Herder attended and reported on the 2013 Justice Conference, being held in Philadelphia, PA. Click here to read about her experience. Your comments and questions are welcome!
We’ve added new material to the Christian Feminism Basics section of Christian Feminism Today. Read Jann Aldredge-Clanton’s excellent article, “Why Inclusive Language Is Still Important.” Additionally you can watch and read her commentary on the video of her song, “We Sound a Call to Freedom.”
A Strange Stirring: “The Feminine Mystique” and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s by Stephanie Coontz
Reviewed by Kendra Weddle Irons.
Movie Review “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel“ Read Alena Amato Ruggerio’s review of the movie “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” Alena suggests that it’s about time to have a discussion about aging and ageism in pop culture, and the “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” is a good place to start.
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present by Gail Collins
Reviewed by Melanie Springer Mock
The Heartbeat Benediction
by Alena Amato Ruggerio with Heidi Hess
A university professor and a former student discuss the importance of knowing our lifetime heartbeats are limited and must be used wisely.
A Time to Embrace: Same-Sex Relationships in Religion, Law, and Politics (Second Edition) by William Stacy Johnson
Reviewed by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
ViewPoint “A Christian Feminist Speaks Out on the Drone War in Pakistan” by Melanie Springer Mock ViewPoint is a blog in which different writers express their personal perspectives on various topics of current interest. It’s a blog of many voices.
Vision: The Music of Hildegard Von Bingen
by Richard Souther, reviewed by Marg Herder
Celebrate Hildegard’s being named a “Doctor of the Church” by reading about and listening to her music.
New Movie Review “Higher Ground“ Read Juanita Wright Potter’s review of the movie “Higher Ground.” It’s the first post in our new Movie Reviews area of the website So sit back, relax, and join Christian Feminism Today as we go to the movies!
Existential Reasons for Belief in God:
A Defense of Desires and Emotions for Faith
by Clifford Williams, reviewed by Mark McLeod-Harrison
Carolyn Briggs: Pressing on to Higher Ground
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni
Carolyn Briggs, the screenwriter for Higher Ground, a film based on her own life story, talks with Letha Dawson Scanzoni about the film, her faith, and her life after fundamentalism.
Transforming Vision: Explorations in Feminist The*logy
by Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
Reviewed by Shawna R. B. Atteberry
My Son, My Protector
by Gladys Childs
“In the end, what I hope and pray for my son is that he will grow up to love God, others, and himself in a healthy and respectful way. I also pray that Scott will live out the fruits of the Spirit and be full of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness and self control. “
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