Frequently Asked Questions

Can Someone Explain First Corinthians 11:10-15?

Wanda wrote in and asked, “Can anyone explain the references to ‘angels’ and ‘nature in 1 Corinthians 11:10 and 11:14?” Continue reading

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I’ve never been discriminated against as a woman – why all the fuss?

Learn why feminism is still relevant now that there is less blatant discrimination than in the past. Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a Christian feminist?

Learn what it means to be a Christian feminist. Continue reading

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I’ve always been taught the inerrancy of Scripture. Paul tells women to be silent and not to let them teach in church. What do I do with that?

Learn how Christian feminists approach the concept of the “inerrancy of Scripture.” Continue reading

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How can you call God “Mother?” Isn’t that goddess worship?

Learn why many Christian feminists believe it’s important to use inclusive language for God. Continue reading

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What is the essential teaching of Christian feminism?

Learn the simplicity of the essential teachings of Christian feminism. Continue reading

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How Can a Feminist Be a Christian?

Learn about the many distortions which have misled feminists into thinking they cannot embrace the Christian faith. Continue reading

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How can feminists stay in a religion that is so patriarchal and male oriented?

Learn why Christianity is not as patriarchal and male-focused as many people have been led to believe. Continue reading

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How can a Christian be a Feminist?

Learn how a Christian can be a feminist. These are not mutually exclusive terms. Continue reading

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How in the world do “Christian” and “feminist” go together?

Learn how the words Christian and feminist work well together. Continue reading

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EEWC-CFT describes itself as “inclusive.” Does that mean it’s an organization primarily for lesbians?

Learn why EEWC-CFT welcomes and celebrates all people, including lesbians, in our work to promote gender justice. Continue reading

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EEWC-CFT describes itself as evangelical. Does that mean it’s part of the religious right?

Learn why EEWC-CFT is not considered a part of the religious right, even though the word “evangelical” is in our name. Continue reading

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What does “evangelical” mean?

Learn about the meaning of the word “evangelical.” Continue reading

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What does “ecumenical” mean?

Learn about the meaning of the word “ecumenical.” Continue reading

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What does EEWC-CFT stand for?

Learn about the meaning of the organization’s name. Continue reading

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What does EEWC-CFT do?

Learn about the the work of the organization. Continue reading

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