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Telling the truth of the Church’s Story means telling the whole story. In the Church’s Story are the stories of women who did mighty things. But these stories are not being told. What can we do to include these stories […]

From CBE’s wonderful Arise Newsletter… Do you hear the argument that only males can be elders? On what basis is that argument based? Where does the Bible say an elder must be a male? Margaret Mowczko sketches a response to […]

There are many reasons why women are underrepresented in a variety of fields – from ministry, theology, and evangelicals and the early church,, to science and engineering. While men and women often have different goals, values and abilities, these factors […]

A couple of times last week Scot advertised a conference on Evangelicals and the Early Church to be held next week at Wheaton College. I wish I could attend, as it looks fascinating. But one of the things I noticed […]

This letter, printed here with permission, is from one of my students who is wondering about going into a ministry … and she’s a young woman… which can complicate matters.  Dear Scot, Recently, I’ve really been wondering what I will […]

We are honored to have been invited to speak at the 2010 Synergy Conference in Orlando Florida. The conference will be March 5-7, and will begin our Spring Break … and I can’t think of a better way to begin […]

From Nicholas Kristof, who increasingly uses his pen to speak about injustices: Religions derive their power and popularity in part from the ethical compass they offer. So why do so many faiths help perpetuate something that most of us regard […]

Lynn Cohick’s new book, Women in the World of the Earliest Christians: Illuminating Ancient Ways of Life , will become the standard for all study of the social location of women in the earliest Christian churches. This is an exceptional […]

Here is the question for today – Do you read books by or about women? Intentionally? This is the third and last in a series of posts centered around a short volume Are Women Human? containing two essays by Dorothy […]

Last Thursday (see here) I started a short series of posts focused on Dorothy Sayers’ essays published in the volume Are Women Human?. The first essay in this volume is an address given to a women’s society in 1938.  Sayers […]

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