Friday, March 31, 2017

Parsonage and Prophecy


BOOK REVIEW
Check Your Privilege Obsession
Instead of fighting injustice, we end up fighting each other.
Tish Harrison Warren
That term privilege, once the property of academics and social researchers, has become ubiquitous and culture-shaping. In The Perils of Privilege: Why Injustice Can't Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage, Phoebe Maltz Bovy discusses how "privilege" is the primary framework for how we talk about social justice today — from conversation-stopper phrases hurled like grenades online ("check your privilege," "your privilege is showing") to the new genre of "privilege aware" confessions. continue reading >>


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Women
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn't a liberal or a conservative idea—it's a fundamentally Christian one.
 
Gleanings
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Christian History
Parsonage and Prophecy
The Reformation opened up new doors for women—and closed many others.
 
The Exchange
3 Keys to Protecting Your Leadership Credibility
Steward the influence God has given you.

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