By Pamela D.H. Cochran
For most folks, the phrases “evangelical” and “feminism” are contradictory. “Evangelical” invokes pictures of conservative Christians recognized for his or her strict interpretation of the Bible, in addition to their help of social conservatism and conventional gender roles. So how might an evangelical help feminism, a circulate that seeks, at its most elementary point, to redress the inequalities, injustice, and discrimination that ladies face as a result of their sex?
Evangelical Feminism bargains the 1st background of the evangelical feminist circulate. It lines the emergence and theological improvement of biblical feminism inside of evangelical Christianity within the Nineteen Seventies, how an inner break up between individuals of the circulate happened over the query of lesbianism, and what those advancements demonstrate approximately conservative Protestantism and faith usually in modern America.
Cochran exhibits that biblical feminists were on the heart of alterations either inside of evangelicalism and in American tradition extra generally through renegotiating the non secular symbols which form its inner most values.
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