The complicated women of mainline Protestantism

Margaret Bendroth tells the stories of mid-20th century women who fought patriarchy from within the church.

Catharsis at church

The book of Ezra helped me realize how bad most congregations are at handling big emotions.

A better response to the decline of the Christian West

Some fight to preserve what is fading. Michel de Certeau shows how this is an enormous theological error.

Honoring the mothers of environmental justice

Dollie Burwell and Hazel Johnson have been under-recognized in environmental studies—and relegated to mere footnotes in church history.

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