I reject complementarian theology—whatever the degree to which it is put into practice, and however nice the husband is about enacting his authority.
Born Again Again
Carol Howard Merritt on reclaiming faith
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Princeton Seminary is giving an award to Tim Keller, one of the loudest, most read, and most adhered-to proponents of male headship in the home.
Our truth is the sort of truth that acknowledges that we see through a mirror dimly.
Will young men and women from middle and lower class backgrounds be pushed down with medical and educational debt? Will they see the military as the only option for education, health, and opportunity?
As I marched alongside sisters, mothers, and daughters, I remembered how my religious upbringing robbed me of my ability to love.
Resistance will be my day job, but I’ll be mindful of restoring my abundant soul.
When an anthropologist wants to understand a culture, he or she studies its gods.
Can we begin to incorporate the best practices of decency and truth in our new media? Can we become more adept at incorporating social media into our larger plan as we hold propaganda machines accountable?
We’re watching our country go through the rejection of its political and religious institutions. Why are they important?
This year, as I meditated on my longing, my pregnant hope, I located it on that table, somewhere between the salad and the ravioli, when our imperfect lives came together.
It’s hard to ignore the crushing, emotional response from many of the evangelical movement’s leaders.
As we wake up to the election results, and the news that a large chunk of the voting block were white Christians, we see that the soul of our nation is hollowed and charred.
Do women have to trade intimacy for trust in ways that men do not? If we do, should we stop? Are we playing into stereotypes? Are we inviting people to take us less seriously?
The consequences of this election have been dire for a long time.
We have now heard Donald Trump’s words, literally ad nauseam, as he boasted about forcing himself on women, kissing them and grabbing them. Now, while the Republican Party implodes, many conservative evangelicals are brushing off the comments.