Is the Bible more pro-woman than you assume? | Religion News Service

While “Christian feminism” has many different manifestations, Wendy Alsup gives her perspective on it from a more conservative-leaning background.  Regarding women in churches, she says: “I often hear the dreaded “slippery slope” argument, the fear that if you give women an inch more responsibility in the church, they’ll take a mile. This has deeply harmed conservative churches. They become so fearful of going “too far,” they don’t use the gifts of women in their congregations as Scripture allows and promotes. They have no place for the Deborahs, Phoebes, or Priscillas of the Body of Christ, which demoralizes gifted women or pushes them out of the church completely.”  Caught up in the wind of modern feminism and a presumed reliance on the Bible, what exactly does Christian feminism look like?

Source: Is the Bible more pro-woman than you assume? | Religion News Service

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