Christian Feminists

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Christian Feminism - Issues - Feminine or Gender-transcendent God
... Christian feminists believe that gender equality within the church cannot be achieved without rethinking the portrayal and understanding of God as a ... For some Christian feminists, the Sophia concept is found in a search for women who reflect contemporary feminist ideals in both the Old and New Testament ... Some Christian feminists use and promote gender neutral and/or feminine language and imagery to describe God and/or Christ ...
Christian Feminism
... Christian feminism is an aspect of feminist theology which seeks to advance and understand the equality of men and women morally, socially, spiritually, and in leadership from a Christian perspective ... Christian feminists argue that contributions by women in that direction are necessary for a complete understanding of Christianity ... Christian feminists believe that God does not discriminate on the basis of biologically-determined characteristics such as sex and race ...

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    By now, legions of tireless essayists and op-ed columnists have dressed feminists down for making such a fuss about entering the professions and earning equal pay that everyone’s attention has been distracted from the important contributions of mothers working at home. This judgment presumes, of course, that prior to the resurgence of feminism in the ‘70s, housewives and mothers enjoyed wide recognition and honor. This was not exactly the case.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)

    Our age is pre-eminently the age of sympathy, as the eighteenth century was the age of reason. Our ideal men and women are they, whose sympathies have had the widest culture, whose aims do not end with self, whose philanthropy, though centrifugal, reaches around the globe.
    Frances E. Willard 1839–1898, U.S. president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union 1879-1891, author, activist. The Woman’s Magazine, pp. 137-40 (January 1887)