The Common Good

Results for women's empowerment

I Need Feminism Because ...
Originally Posted: 07/30/2014 - 2:33pm | Type: Blog

In a perfect world, women can choose to be whomever they want. But there is not yet a country on earth in which that is actually true. That is why we need feminism. That there’s disagreement over how we talk ...

In the Image of God: Sex, Power, and ‘Masculine Christianity’
Originally Posted: 05/20/2013 - 11:50am | Type: Blog

Most of us are too familiar with this story: an Upper Midwestern Baptist minister claims that “God made Christianity to have a masculine feel [and] ordained for the church a masculine ministry.” Or a Reformed ...

'I Believe You:' The Silence and the Shame of Sexual Violence in Church
Originally Posted: 05/20/2013 - 11:49am | Type: Blog

Several years ago, Amee Paparella was an eager student at a state university in Ohio. A conservative Christian, she quickly signed up to join the campus ministry. What she found in the group surprised her. “It ...