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Criselda Marquez

Criselda Marquez
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Criselda Marquez holds a MEd in Guidance and Counseling from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, and has served as an academic adviser at both the community college and university levels. Identifying as a Christian lesbian since 1997, she has recently become more involved in the Christian feminist community. She passionately supports organizations and causes which serve LGBT people.

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Saving Women from the Church: How Jesus Mends a Divide

Many more situations are addressed through two stories illustrating a hurtful issue women face in church. Each of these scenarios is followed by an elaborate semi-fictitious version of a gospel story depicting how Jesus treated the suffering woman.

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In Search of Life-Giving Christian Symbols

For many years I have also believed that a symbol other than the cross should be at the center of Christianity. The emphasis on the cross leads to the glorification of violence and death rather than the love and abundant life that Jesus taught.