When I first heard about A Year of Biblical Womanhood, I was intrigued. The book chronicles Rachel Held Evans’ attempt to take all of the Bible’s instructions for women as literally as possible for a year, including not cutting her hair, calling her husband “master” and keeping silent in church. Beyond the novelty factor, the experiment is a significant undertaking. Biblical womanhood … [Read more...]
In a new book, Rachel Held Evans shares her experience of trying to take the Bible’s commands for women literally for one year.
January 7, 2013 by Kristin Fryer 2 Comments
Rachel Held Evans discusses her new book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood.
December 21, 2012 Interview by Kristin Fryer Leave a Comment
For one year, evangelical blogger Rachel Held Evans vowed to take all of the Bible’s instructions for women as literally as possible--including not cutting her hair, calling her husband “master” and keeping silent in church--and she chronicled her experiences in A Year of Biblical Womanhood. Staff writer Kristin Fryer spoke to Evans about the book, the Bible and what it means to be a "woman … [Read more...]
Should we embrace the use of gender-inclusive language in modern Bible translations?
March 14, 2012 by Major Cathie Harris and Kristin Fryer 8 Comments
YES. While the Bible was written thousands of years ago, its message is timeless and intended for all people. As such, we should be open to translations of the Bible that speak to all genders. BY MAJOR CATHIE HARRIS Should we adopt the use of gender-inclusive language in The Salvation Army? Absolutely! When we are speaking or writing we should use language that includes everyone. For … [Read more...]