His Wisdom for Her World


The Puzzling Case of Maternal Feminism

By on March 1, 2016 in Feminism with 3 Comments

Have you ever had one of those moments that left you utterly speechless? Rarely has that ever happened to me. That’s not surprising since my childhood nickname was “mouth” (I had many thoughts and opinions to offer my parents from an early age; I am not sure they thought I was as brilliant as I […]

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Can We Be Christian Feminists?

By on November 19, 2015 in Feminism, Theology with 11 Comments

Feminism has been getting a facelift lately. From Beyonce’s 2014 VMA performance, to Emma Watson’s U.N. “He for She” campaign, women are identifying themselves as feminists to champion a broad umbrella of issues. Essentially, being pro-women is considered synonymous with feminism. It’s occurring among evangelical Christians, too. Earlier this year, the millennial-oriented, faith-and-culture publication, Relevant […]

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First Wave Feminism in America

By on October 15, 2015 in Feminism with 4 Comments

Later this month, the movie Suffragette will release in American theaters. I am eagerly awaiting opening weekend to see how the filmmakers portray the early movement of feminism in Great Britain as women fought for the right to vote there. In anticipation of that movie, readers may be interested in learning a bit more about how […]

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Debunking The Purity Myth

By on May 14, 2015 in Culture, Feminism, Sexuality with 6 Comments

“There is a moral panic in America over young women’s sexuality and it’s been breathing new life into a very old idea,” claims Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com and author of The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women. Dubbed the “poster-girl for third-wave feminism,” Valenti claims that today’s abstinence-only movement tells […]

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Would You Pick the Apostle Paul for Your Team?

By on October 16, 2014 in Feminism, Theology with 2 Comments

Do you remember recess back in elementary school when the time came to engage in some sort of team sport? Imagine the scene with me: two young children stand as captains picking from a crowd of their peers in order assemble the best team possible. The star athletes go quickly; those choices are always the […]

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Jesus Feminist…What’s the Big Deal?

By on January 30, 2014 in Biblical Womanhood, Feminism with 0 Comments

I love a good story, don’t you? I especially love to hear the stories of women and what God has done in their lives. Let’s head outside. I want us to sit around a fire pit ringed with stones and watch the moon move over the Pacific. I want us to drink good red wine, […]

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Lean In or Lean Out?

By on March 28, 2013 in Biblical Womanhood, Feminism with 0 Comments

Not long ago, few people had heard of Sheryl Sandberg. In 2001, she took a job at a little known company, Google, which soon grew into one of the wealthiest companies in America. By the time she left, she was the vice president of global online sales and operations. In March 2008, she became the […]

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Biology, Destiny and "Having It All"

By on July 3, 2012 in Culture, Feminism, Gender, Women's Issues with 1 Comment

In case you’ve missed it, there’s been a lot of talk about the life of a working mom lately and it hasn’t all been pretty. Snowballing the latest conversation on “The Mommy Wars” was this month’s cover story in The Atlantic, leading to an overnight avalanche of responses and rebuttalsto Ann-Marie Slaughter’s personal experience and […]

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Feminist Fairy Tales

By on June 12, 2012 in Culture, Feminism with 0 Comments

As a young child with a very active imagination, I used to love a good fairy tale, often picturing myself as Snow White or Sleeping Beauty or even Ariel getting rescued by the handsome prince.  And if you, like me, enjoy fairy tales, this has been quite a year in entertainment! ABC’s Once Upon a […]

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The Real War on Women

By on June 7, 2012 in Culture, Feminism with 0 Comments

If this year’s debate about mandated contraception coverage rocked the boat on women’s reproductive issues, last week’s debate on the legality of gender-selective abortions officially tipped it over.  The debut of two incriminating Planned Parenthood interviews, staged by the pro-life activist organization Live Action, jolted a nation’s moral sensibilities to question whether a woman can […]

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