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Women's Work
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Members of Women’s Will, an Iraqi human rights organization, demonstrate outside the Ministry of Human Rights in Baghda ...

A Church At The Crossroads
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Heidi Schlumpf Sex abuse scandal, priest shortages, celibacy, ordaining women: The issues roiling the Catholic Church offer challenges - a ...

Struggle for the Soul of Islam
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Asra Q. Nomani A historic reform movement is taking shape in the Muslim world. My father helped build a new m ...

Women Building Peace
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Worldwide, women seek to reclaim their countries from violence In October 2000, ...

Muslim Women on Islamic Reform
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Charles Strohmer Since 9-11 the capacity of Islam for renewal and change has become a central i ...

A Refuge from Tyranny
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jesse Holcomb Iranian women experience the transformative power of fiction. I remember college Eng ...

Defiant Daughters
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra In a time of hardened hearts, the story of Exodus is relevant once again. In October 2002, i ...

Where the Women Are
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jill Johnson-Danielson QUOTES IN "Where the Boys Aren't" (by Holly Lebowitz Rossi, November-December 2002) by Rev. ...

Seeing With One Eye
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister Will the pedophilia scandal affect the role of women in the church? A recent editorial cartoon ...

A Dangerous Discipleship
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister "Whenever people discover that they have rights, they have the responsibility to claim them."—John XXIII, " ...

Wake Up!
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 2:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese "How do you want to spend your life? We all know you can ruin it. "How do you wan ...

To Cover or Not to Cover
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Pat McDonnell Twair The hijab head covering is often the first thing that sets a Muslim woman apart. The hi ...

Who Is That Veiled Woman?
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Pat McDonnell Twair There are now more Muslims in the United States then Presbyterians—and (surprise!) half of them are women. ...

The Quran and Gender Equality
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Pat McDonnell Twair American Palestinian physician Laila al-Marayati believes that the Quran speaks to women and men in a manner that eli ...

A Crack in the Glass Ceiling
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter The Church of Pakistan has ordained its first two wo ...

You want salsa with that Mujerista?
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:11am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter Mujerista may not be a familiar term yet, but theolo ...

Emancipating Women
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Hogan/Albach Can "hierarchical religions be redeemed?" Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza won’ t b ...

Suffering As Sacrifice
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jo Ann Heydron Is a 'good' woman a sacrificing one? Christian women trying to balance their own amb ...

Rome Not Quite Ready for Women Priests
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice For many Christian churches, having women in pastoral leadership is the norm. For a Catholic parish in New York, it’s apparently ...

Neither Biblical Nor Just
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judith Gundry-Volf Southern Baptists and the subordination of women The Southern Baptist Convention, in a mov ...

An Ancient and Global Tragedy
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Eugenie de Rosier Why the sex industry thrives. The evening was sultry, and a hot, smoggy haze created halo ...

Finding a Way Out of the Brokenness
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday The assistant district attorney cleared the courtroom, while two sheriff's deputies searched the defendant. He was kn ...

Gathering in Power and Hope
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst When the government of India launched a nationwide literacy campaign a few years ago, chances are alcohol abuse was not ...

A Mother's Ministry
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Cynthia J. Carney About five years ago, when my husband and I were hosting a gathering from our parish, a member of the group made a comm ...

Strength Through the Ages
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday The parallel stories of biblical and contemporary women. Following are two meditations from ...

A Journey With Biblical Women
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday We started at the beginning, with Eve. We started at the beginning, with Eve. As the music of ...