Evangelical Christianity, Sex, and Feminism

November 11, 2014

The evangelical opposition to feminism “… isn’t just about moral opposition to abortion, although that’s certainly part of it; it’s also about reaffirming the God-given, differentiated sexuality of men and women. ‘The feminist doctrine of our time upholds the notion that femininity is a matter of cultural conditioning,’ writes the evangelical author Carolyn Mahaney in her book Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God. ‘Many feminists argue that the only essential difference between men and women is our anatomy, but Genesis teaches otherwise.'”

Read more from Emma Green’s article “The Warrior Wives of Evangelical Christianity” in The Atlantic.

 

Lē Isaac Weaver
Lē Weaver identifies as a non-binary writer, musician, and feminist spiritual seeker. Their work draws attention to: the ongoing trauma experienced by women and LGBTQIA people in this “Christian” society; Christ/Sophia’s desire that each of us move deeper into our own practice of non-violence; and the desperate need to move away from an androcentric conception of God.

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