Anita Peebles Asks, “Is ‘Our Father’ It?”

September 18, 2017

Anita Peebles, writing for Christianity Now, makes an argument for the expansion of God language to include divine feminine terminology.

“Why do we seek to limit God when our sacred texts are pushing us to reimagine where and how and in whom we encounter God?”

I wonder if Anita, a third year Masters of Divinity student at Vanderbilt Divinity School who is pursuing ordination with the Alliance of Baptists, realizes the historical significance of her use of the word “reimagine.”

Read her article “Is ‘Our Father’ It?” here.

Related:  You’ll find many resources on the use of divine feminine language for God here on Christian Feminism Today.


Posted by Lē Weaver.

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