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Book Review: Practical Theology For Women

Another book by a wonderful woman! Although I talk about Wendy Alsup all the time, I had only ever read her blog. So I was curious to read her in a longer format of a book. When I first heard the title of the book (which is also the title…

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Strange Bedfellows? The Temperance and Suffrage Movements

Pictures While writing a workshop on feminism for the students I work with I was looking at the history of the feminist movement. The start of feminism really started with the Suffrage movement, the push for women to be able to vote. Now, I knew that there were many Christians…

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Do We Need Someone in Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?

There has been much discussion over the last few weeks around authority over teaching in the 'Christian Blogosphere'. How do we minimise the influence of bloggers who have unhealthy things to say? Who gets to decide who is a blogger to endorse, and who isn't? There are many questions this…

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Caring about clothing: A Christian concern?

Is ethical clothing a Christian concern? Baptist World Aid seems to think so, and I do too. But let me tell you why. This week is Fashion Revolution Week. A week on the anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, which resulted in the death of 1134…

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Book Review: Is The Bible Good For Women?

Is the Bible good for women? It is definitely a question worth asking. For many women reading some parts of the Bible can be a hazardous task. Amongst stories of great women in the Bible there are also many stories of women being mistreated, as well as laws and instructions…

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