#FaithFeminisms Feature Week Concludes with More Links!

August 1, 2014

For the index of the 100+ #FaithFeminisms posts, click here.

I’m wrapping up our week of featuring posts from the #FaithFeminisms blog round-up by highlighting two posts and linking to many more. I just couldn’t narrow it down to only one!

I hope you’ll have time over the weekend to enjoy this rich selection of writing by feminists of faith.

First up, Mihee Kim-Kort brings us her essay, “On God Talk.”

From her post:

“I had been asleep, maybe dead for awhile, until I began to speak about God – to speak about faith and church, my family, and about racism and sexism. I spoke about my life, and I didn’t need to qualify it or explain it, defend it or have someone else affirm it. And speaking brought logos-life to my bones, and the resurrection somehow meant more when I saw that God was not man or a white man but someone who shared in my humanity right down to the core of my struggles. God became possibility, the ground of all being, חסד (the Hebrew word hesed – ‘steadfast love,’  ‘kindness,’ ‘loving-kindness,’ ‘mercy,’ ‘loyalty’), continuous and constant presence, Wisdom and grace, giver of life, flesh-and-blood passion and love, and beyond-words.”

Read “#FaithFeminisms – On God Talk” here.

Next I want to call your attention to a post by CFT contributor and Orthodox Christian Karissa Knox Sorrell. Her essay, “Rethinking Feminism,” responds to the anti-feminist stance some women have taken.

“I would love to change the negative perspective of feminism that exists in some areas of Christendom, and to encourage Christians who are anti-feminist to consider that we probably have more in common than they think.”

Read Karissa Knox Sorrell’s “Rethinking Feminism” here.

Finally I just have say that so many of the posts in this blog round-up are well worth reading! Karissa Knox Sorrell’s is not the only essay by a Christian Feminism Today writer.  Other CFT contributors participating include: Esther Emery, Erin LaneSusan CottrellPeg Conway, Marg Herder, Deb Vaughn, and Jann Aldredge-Clanton who rightfully, linked to her whole website!

For the index of the 100+ #FaithFeminisms posts, click here.

posted by Marg Herder

The Christian Feminism Today website addresses topics of interest to Christian feminists. It features articles, opinion pieces, reviews of books and recordings (audio and video), interviews with Christian women and men who live according to Christian feminist principles and promote gender equality, love, and social justice among all people. We welcome submissions for consideration. Writer's guidelines are here.


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