April 9, 2015
“Language both reflects and shapes our worldviews. Do we truly believe God/ess has a Y chromosome? I highly recommend Rosemary Radford Ruether’s book Sexism and God-Talk. When we use predominantly male language for God/ess, that sends a clear message that God/ess is more male than female – thus, men are more like God/ess than women. Johan Galtung defines this kind of male chosen-ness as ‘cultural violence.'”
Read Eric Alexander’s interview with Trelawney Grenfell-Muir on ProgressiveChristianity.org.