Tag Archives: masculinity

Christianity and Masculinity

I’m sure many of you have now at least heard of the book A Year of Biblical Womanhood, the tongue-in-cheek record of US blogger Rachel Held Evans’ twelve months of rigid adherence to the Bible’s many rules and prescriptions for … Continue reading

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Men and women aren’t exactly the same (hooray!)

Following on from the discussion about the recent non-appointment of women bishops, I’d like to spend a couple more posts looking at gender-related issues such as Christianity and masculinity, and the Bible and sexism. I want to get the ball … Continue reading

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A bad week to be male – Jimmy Savile and other terrible tales

There was a lot of terrible stuff in the news last week (7-13 Oct 2012). The 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai shot by Taliban militia for promoting education for girls. The shocking abduction and murder in Wales of 5-year-old April … Continue reading

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