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Providing Access to Contraceptives — in the Name of Jesus?

The Bible doesn’t offer specific advice about contraceptives. But it does show exactly how Jesus responded to women in need.

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To Thwart Anti-Woman Violence, President Jimmy Carter Calls for a Religious Power Shift

President Carter sends a message to world religious leaders: Stop using religion to justify violence against women.

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5 Reasons You Need a Female Pastor

Many of today’s Christian seminaries have as many women as men. Here’s why that’s good news for churches of the near future.

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Women Like Me Are Abused Worldwide. Here’s Why.

As a female preacher, I have firsthand experience of the way religion can discriminate against women. But religion is not the problem.

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Religion Gets a Bad Rap on Women. But There’s More to the Story

A closer look at the history of religion reveals a world where women were celebrated and revered.

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The League of Invisible Women

In many places, these women are not allowed to preach — but I believe God is parting the seas for them to lead in other ways.

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The Church Needs Black Women. Do Black Women Need the Church?

Why do black women accept second-class citizenship in the church institutions they have built and sustained?

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Cover girl power

Why Barbie is the ideal Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl.

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Pope Francis is right: It’s time for a theology of women

Pope Francis has finally given new life to the discussion on the lives of Catholic women.