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Sister Wives, Prostitution, and a Biblical Role for Government
by Julia Stronks

The Adventures of a Small Town Female Pastor
by Ann Steiner Lantz

Women and Transitions: A New Year’s Reflection
by Diane Marshall


My First Encounter with Religious Doubt: The Day I Stopped Believing in Santa Claus
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Prayers, Santa, and a Nativity:  Government Support of Worldviews
by Julia Stronks

Contraception, Religious Freedom, and the Supreme Court 
by Julia Stronks

Announcement Regarding Letha Dawson Scanzoni’s
Retirement as CFT’s Web Content Manager

by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

The Gospel of Mary: An Inclusive Gospel
by Mark M. Mattision

A Christian University, a Transgender Professor, and Employment Justice:  Conflict in the Law
by Julia Stronks

Disappearing Bees, Disappearing Believers
by Karen Kidd

Remembering EEWC-CFT Member Marillia Hinds

Ordered Order—Conservative Christians’ Love Affair with Hierarchy
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

When Christians Contemplate Suicide
by Cliff Williams

From Kingdom to Kin-dom—and Beyond
by Reta Halteman Finger

There Is More than One Christian View on Homosexuality
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Friendship Bonds and Witness Trees
by Kathy Vestel

Recipes, Crafts, and Funerals? A Professor Shares a Student’s Surprising Story of Pinterest
by Alena Amato Ruggerio (with Marylisa Wood)

Reports from the 2013 Justice Conference
by Marg Herder


My Path to Christian Feminsim
by Gary L. Tandy

The Heartbeat Benediction
by Alena Amato Ruggerio 

Carolyn Briggs: Pressing on to Higher Ground
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni 

My Son, My Protector
by Gladys Childs

Advocacy and the Climate Crisis: Reflections from a Canadian Christian Feminist
by Diane Marshall


Jann Aldredge-Clanton Interview
with Letha Dawson Scanzoni 

Dreadlocked Mom – More than the wife and mother you were expecting
by Marilee Jolin

Celebrating Title IX As God’s Good Gift
by Melanie Springer Mock

Some Thoughts on Living and Dying 
by Nancy A. Hardesty

The Christian Feminist Spiritual Practice of…Genealogy?
by Alena Amato Ruggerio

In Memory: Margo Goldsmith, June 3, 1919–August 24, 2010 
by Linda Bieze, Anne Eggebroten, and Letha Dawson Scanzoni


An Empty Pew
by Kendra Weddle Irons

In Memoriam: Remembering Ruth Schmidt 
by Nancy A. Hardesty

I Found EEWC and Everything Changed 
by Wanda Lollar

Remembering Mary Daly 
by Alena Amato Ruggerio

Mary Sidney, A Poet and Psalmist of Shakespeare’s Time 
by Margaret Hannay

Tenure Downturn
by Kendra Weddle Irons


The “She” in My Pocket
by Marg Herder

One God, Many Metaphors — The Ministry of Carolyn Jane Bohler
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

My Advice to Newly-Minted Feminists/Womanists/Mujeristas 
by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

My Journey to Feminism 
by Susan Hall

Our Marriage Was Taken from Us 
by Rev. Marie M. Fortune

Four Keys That Opened My Way to Consciousness 
by Adelaide Woodcook (with Maridel Bowes)

Holy Hellion: The Rebellion of a Faith-filled Feminist 
by Erin Lane Beam

God’s Gift of Motherhood Comes in Different Ways 
by Melanie Springer Mock

God’s Motherly Care for Us 
by Kathryn Christian

Slaying the Public Speaking Mastodon: How to Vanquish Your Fears of Public Speaking
by Alena Amato Ruggerio

Poets on the Psalms 
edited by Lynn Domina


Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse: How an Empowering New Cantata Tells the Story 
by Margaret Shelton Meier
          What We Need to Know about Childhood Sexual Abuse - panel discussion
          A Further Discussion with Sharon Billings - by Letha Dawson Scanzoni
          A Further Discussion with Elizabeth S. Bowman – by Letha Dawson Scanzoni
          A Further Discussion with Marie Fortune - by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Come to the Table 
by Rev. Elder Nancy Wilson

Two Paintings of the Supper at Emmaus
by Linda Williams

Meditation on a Pedicure 
by Kathy Pigg

God’s Call (inspired by Isaiah 6:1-8 and Jeremiah 1:7-9)
by Ken Sehested

In Memoriam: David Scholer
by Anne Eggebroten

Taking Leaps of Faith 
by Jeanne Hanson

Fundamentalism, Feminism, and a Newspaper Columnist: A profile of writer Susan Campbell 
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

A Personal Response to a Provocative Memoir 
by Sharon Gallagher

Crazy about Abortion
by Anne Eggebroten

The Work is Not Done: Thoughts from a Third Wave Feminist
by Kimberly B. George

Mary Had Twins? Who Knew? 
by Kathleen Fogarty

Friends for All Seasons 
by Linda Bieze and Alena Amato Ruggerio

An Introduction to Nancy L. Wilson
by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott.


God the Mother
by Cliff Williams

Feminism in Peril: Contending with the F-Word
a review essay by Melanie Springer Mock

My Pastor 
by Louise Davis, M.Div.

Calling Her by Name 
by Louise Davis, M.Div.

Diana Butler Bass’s Christianity for the Rest of Us – A Conversation with the Author by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Real Life Evangelism: A profile and conversation with author Martha Grace “Gay” Reese 
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

On Leaving: A Response 
by Mary Jo Cartledgehayes

Some Thoughts on Leaving Church
by Becky Kiser


Clarina Nichols: Godly Woman – Revolutionary Voice 
by Diane Eickhoff

My Fifty Year Journey with Women and Ministry in the New Testament and in the Church Today
by David M. Scholer

Capital Punishment of Women and the Mentally Ill 
by Philip M. Coons, M.D.

Martha Ann Kirk — Embodying Christ to the World
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni


Herstory and Evangelicalism: A Review Essay by S. Sue Horner
          Cochran’s Evangelical Feminism —Yet Once More - by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
          Three Commentaries on Sue Horner’s Article “Herstory and Evangelicalism: A Review Essay

Crossing Things Off the List: A Reflection on Retirement 
by Linda Brebner

Adventures in Teaching “Texts of Truth”
by Alena Amato Ruggerio

The Ordination of the St. Lawrence Nine
by Diane Marshall

“Grandma, I’ll Go to Hell with You” 
by Louise Davis

Feminism and Evangelicalism 
by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

Church on Trial? A Mother’s Perspective
by Carolyn Paige 


Blessed the Waters That Rise and Fall to Rise Again (Part 1 and 2)
by Nancy A. Hardesty

A Third Wave Feminist Speaks Out
by Christine Yantis

Salvation For The Least: Reading Luke’s Two-Volume Work 
by Reta Halteman Finger

A RELUCTANT FEMINIST: The Books That Led Me Here 
by Peggy Michael-Rush

Ancient Wisdom from a Foreign Woman 
by Reta Halteman Finger


by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Climbing the Mountain of Age 
by Jeanne Hanson

On Being Evangelical and Ecumenical
by Anne Eggebroten

Council Members Respond to “On Being Evangelical and Ecumenical”

Editorial: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Headed 
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Songs as Yet Unsung: Why the Church Needs New Hymns 
by Mary Louise Bringle

Interacting with Grace 
a review essay by Rebecca L. Kiser


Harvard Divinity School’s Conference on “Religion and the Feminist Movement”
Part 1: A Participant’s Experience by Alena Amato Ruggerio
Part 2: A Speaker’s Perspective by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

Taking the Down Escalator (a review essay)
by Linda B. Brebner

A Biblical Feminist Looks at the Andrea Yates Tragedy
by Anne Eggebroten


Remembering: Writing EEWC’s Herstory
by S. Sue Horner

A Mother and Daughter Story
by “Anonymous 1″


God’s Grrrl—Biblical Feminism and the Secular Third Wave
by Alena Amato Ruggerio

Rejecting Patriarchy to Transform the Workplace
by Linda Bieze

Mysticism, Music, Marriage, and Ministry:
A profile of Kathryn and Brian Christian—Part 1 & 2

God’s Daughters Have Always Prophesied
The Past, Present, and Future of Feminist Theologies—Part 1 & 2

Justice, Love and Compassion On Trial
Why I Took Part in a Protest Demonstration


Answering God’s Call to the Soul
An interview with Marjory Zoet Bankson

Twelve Ways EEWC Members  Can Increase Awareness of Abuse and Bring About Change
by Elizabeth S. Bowman, M.D., S.T.M. 


Praise God’s Name with Festive Dance
An Interview with Liturgical Dancer Lindsey Huddleston

A Spiritual Heart Transplant
An Interview with Joan Chittister, OSB

Christian Feminism Online
An Interview with EEWC Member Pat Gundry 


Who Are the Priests for Equality?
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

“There was just something about women. . . “– the Awakening of Joe Dearborn 
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni