Around the time when I published What am I doing here? I wrote to a friend of mine that this was compounded by feeling like I was in the wrong place. Weekly I get emails from various Australian women asking me about pastoral or theological issues. I love answering these […]
Morling College in Sydney have produced a booklet of their 2014 Tinsley lecture, Gender: Being Missional and the Reign of God given by Rev. Karina Kreminski. She opens with the question of whether Christians should all just be ‘over’ the gender question and concentrate on more important things. Her answer […]
One of my favourite blogs, and one I’ve linked to often in discussions about feminism here, is Andie Fox’s Blue Milk. She has a running series of 10 questions for feminist mothers. I’ve loved reading others’ responses so I thought I’d participate! Here goes: 1. How would you describe your […]
This question was put to me on Facebook by someone who is neither a Christian nor a feminist. After all, he said, the primary authority figures central to Christianity (those of the Trinity) are all male; males occupy virtually all church roles; the image of the Father is strongly invoked; […]
I suggested recently that engaging with (secular) feminism may well enrich Christians, but what do you do if you’re Average Pastor (or Average Christian)? You can’t be up on everything! Here I want to give five basic tips for interacting with feminism.
When I started my undergrad Arts degree in 2001 at the University of Adelaide, I hadn’t thought much about how my study and my faith went together beyond working in all things as if for Christ and being ready to give an answer in whatever situations arose. I had never […]
I have a memory from my final year of university so humiliating and mundane I hesitate to share it. I was walking through Hindmarsh Square in Adelaide’s CBD and there was a group of guys on the corner pub’s balcony. They were catcalling the woman in front of me, but […]