Saturday, March 7, 2020

"Jesus Christ, the Feminist Who Unlocked Women's Potential" by By Damaris Parsitau

https://www.theelephant.info/features/2020/03/06/jesus-christ-the-feminist-who-unlocked-womens-potential/

"Why does the church exclude women in its leadership, despite the pivotal role they play in the very life and sustenance of churches? Why is it silent in the face of so much suffering, pain and violence? Why is it not ordaining women? How can the church become progressive and radical in its thoughts and put the welfare of women and children at the centre of its theologising? In the words of Dorothy Sayers, perhaps it is no wonder that women were first at the cradle and last at the cross. They had never known a man like Jesus – a prophet and teacher who never nagged them, never flattered them, never dismissed their voices and talents, never patronised or cat-called them. For the Christian woman, Jesus is not just the ideal friend and companion, he is also the one who has their backs."

Read more at: https://www.theelephant.info/features/2020/03/06/jesus-christ-the-feminist-who-unlocked-womens-potential/
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