Yesterday, I listened to a survivor tell her story. She was molested in her childhood. Her pain was palpable. I wanted to beat up the man who originally abused her and all the well-meaning Christians who further abused her by invalidating her story. Then I read a blog by a Christian woman who added her… Continue reading Me too, Church too and Time’s Up
The saying, “It’s a man’s world” is a sad reality. When one half of the human race is treated less than and not as worthy due to a chromosome It gives an arbitrary picture of God. Here are some fallacies fundamentalist Christians claim for male superiority-- Women are Biologically Inferior to Men Proponents of male… Continue reading Male Headship 5—Adam’s Denial
Male headship, Polygamy, and slavery all have one thing in common--the freedom for one man to use his power over other people. One of the biggest arguments among fundamentalist Christians who support male headship is that the patriarchs in the Bible practiced male headship, but they also practiced polygamy and slavery too. Abraham was a friend of God, yet… Continue reading Male Headship 3—Where Did It Come From?
I've asked women to share with me what their definition of male headship is, and this was one of the best: "Male headship is patriarchy in a marriage or in a society. It's the idea that males should be given some ultimate advantage, priority, or responsibility in decision-making and leadership." There are many variations and headship… Continue reading Male Headship 2—What is Male Headship?